Elderly driver dies behind the wheel on Highway 58

Elderly driver dies behind the wheel on Highway 58 (Photo: MGN)

Chattanooga Police say a 72-year-old man died while he was driving on Highway 58.

CPD says it happened at 4:40 PM, on the 5000 block of the road.

The man was driving south when his Subaru left the roadway and came to rest against a tree stump.

The driver was found unresponsive, and Hamilton County EMS and pronounced dead at the hospital.

The Hamilton County Medical Examiner's office learned from hospital medical staff, that the driver died from a medical event before the crash.


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