Knox County deputy rear ended by hit and run driver

Knoxville (WVLT) - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is looking for a suspect they say rear ended a deputy's cruiser and then took off.

Dispatchers say it happened near the intersection of Asheville Highway and Strawberry Plains Pike just after 11:00 Monday night in East Knox County.

Officials are not releasing much information at this time, but dispatchers say deputies are searching for possibly a white vehicle with heavy front end damage.

There is no word on whether the deputy involved was injured.


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