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UPDATE: Victim identified in Tunnel Blvd. fatal accident

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CHATTANOOGA (WRCB)-- Chattanooga Police responded a serious traffic accident Saturday, which resulted in a fatality.

Chattanooga Police identify the victim as 40-year-old Jeremy Walton of Wauchula Street.

The accident happened just before 6 AM at 2300 Tunnel Blvd when Walton's Jeep Cherokee  crashed into a utility pole.

Walton, for reasons unknown, lost control of the vehicle and skidded off the roadway into a utility pole.

He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation but speed is believed to be a factor.

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