Pedestrian hit and killed on Highway 58 Wednesday night

Pedestrian hit and killed on Highway 58 Wednesday night (Image: WTVC)

Chattanooga Police say a person was hit and killed on Highway 58 Wednesday night. It happened near Hickory Valley Road around 7:30 pm.

Police say the man killed was 42-year-old Cecil Patterson.

We're told 70-year-old Steve Vaughn was traveling south on Highway 58 when he observed someone walking south in the emergency lane. Officers say as Vaughn was passing Patterson, contact was made.

Chattanooga Police say Patterson was thrown off the roadway and came to rest in bushes located on the west side of Hwy 58. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525.

Depend on us to keep you updated on this developing story.

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