UPDATE: Victim identified in Tunnel Blvd. fatal accident
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.