Man Killed In Hit and Run

Police are asking you to keep your eyes open for a white pickup truck that was involved in a deadly hit and run.

It happened late Friday night on an access road off of Kingston Pike near Grayson Pontiac.

Knoxville police tell us a man and woman were walking on the road, when a white full size pickup truck hit the man, killing him.

Police have identified the man as 52 year old Eugene David Wernimont.
The woman wasn't hurt. She says the truck was going fast.

Police say the truck could have some damage on the front of it. The truck also has a large shiny silver toolbox and an extended or full size cab.

If you have any information call KPD at 215-7212.


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