BREAKING NEWS – For the fourth time in just over a month, a pedestrian has been hit by a vehicle in Cumberland County.
This time the incident took place this afternoon on the 1,000 block of Natchez Trace in Lake Tansi. Initial reports indicate a domestic altercation resulted in a woman striking a male with a Dodge Dart then fled the scene. The victim was bleeding from his arms and legs but initially refused medical treatment. Officers stopped the suspect several minutes later at the corner of Highway 70 East and Peavine Road. She was taken to the Cumberland County jail. This is a breaking news story and more information, including the names of those involved, will be released by the sheriff’s department at a later time.
Other incidents since July 14, 2020 in Cumberland County involving a pedestrian versus a vehicle include:
July 14, 2020 – Natchez Trace in Lake Tansi 50 feet from Moccasin Lane – 60-year-old Alice I. Brown (victim)
August 5, 2020 – I-40 at the 327 mile marker – 52-year-old Richard Dennis Dell Turner of Evansville, Indiana (victim who passed away)
August 8, 2020 – West Avenue at 4th Street in Crossville – 46-year-old Shamus McMahon (victim who is recovering)