Man dead following hit-and-run in Scott County, Tennessee

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WINFIELD, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is searching for suspects involved in a fatal hit and run in Winfield on Saturday.

According to a vehicle fatality report, a person is believed to have been walking or standing in the middle of the road on Scott Highway.

The victim was struck by one vehicle and then a second vehicle at the intersection of Bud Ross Lane. Both vehicles fled the scene after striking 21-year-old William C Thomas.

According to officials, a witness reported that one of the two vehicles was possibly a Jeep Wrangler with a lift kit.

There are no other details of the suspects or vehicles involved at this time.

If you have any information on this incident please contact Knoxville THP Dispatch at (865) 544-3380 or *THP(847) and you will be directed to the investigators of the crash.

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