JELLICO, TN (WLAF) – The report of a man walking along I-75 in north Campbell County came in to Central Dispatch before 5am Friday.
Around 5:30am, another call was received by Central Dispatch. This call was of a man who was struck by a vehicle. The mishap was reported at Mile Marker 153.6 on the northbound side of I-75. That’s less than seven miles from Jellico. As a result, the left lane is shutdown.
Reports coming in to WLAF are that the man died at the scene. Medical helicopters were paged, but none was able to fly due to foggy conditions.
The Campbell Sheriff’s Office initially responded followed by the Campbell County EMS. The THP is handling the investigation. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 07/21/2023-5:30AM)