Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Shiloh

UPDATE, Aug. 20-- The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the pedestrian who was killed by a vehicle as Helen Faye Wilkerson, 37, of Adamsville.

The driver, Christina Watson, 43, of Johnson City, Illinois, was proceeding south on Tenn. 142 when Wilkerson was struck by the right front side of the 2005 Nissan 350Z she was operating, the THP said. No charges have been filed and alcohol or drugs were not a factor on the part of the driver.

The Highway Patrol is continuing to investigate and has given no indication this incident is anything other than an accident.

Aug. 20-- A local woman was killed late last night or early this morning when she was struck by a vehicle while walking on Tenn. 142 in Shiloh, according to the Hardin County Fire Department.
County Fire Chief Melvin Martin said a motorist from Illinois who was visiting a friend in the area reported at 12:27 a.m. today that she had hit something while driving in the Shiloh vicinity.
Responders located a body in a ditch and parts of a vehicle close to the intersection of Tenn. 142 and Tenn. 57 near a county solid waste collection site, he said.


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