Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle

An 85-year-old Centre man was airlifted to a Trauma Center in Tennessee after apparently being struck by a vehicle on Alexis Road in Centre on Monday afternoon. Cherokee County 911 received the call reporting an individual lying in a driveway. According to Officials with Cherokee E-M-S the victim was being picked up by a friend when that individual accidentally ran him over. Cherokee E-M-S Paramedics responded to the scene and transported the victim to a landing zone at Cedar Bluff High School where a Life Force Helicopter transported him to Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga. There’s no word tonight on that man’s condition.


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