UPDATE: Woman fatally struck on Dayton Pike may have been hit by two cars, second driver found
UPDATE: The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says they have found the driver of the second car that struck Becky Breedlove the night of July 4th.
No charges have been filed at this time, according to HCSO spokesman Matt Lea.
The ongoing investigation into a woman's death on Dayton Pike the night of July 4 has revealed that the victim may have been fatally struck by two different cars.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says that Becky Breedlove was initially hit by a vehicle traveling in the fast lane on Dayton Pike, and a second vehicle (in the slow lane) following behind the first may have also struck Breedlove accidentally.
Witness testimony said that the driver of the second vehicle stopped at the scene, spoke to the parties involved in the initial accident, and then left the scene, according to Matt Lea. HCSP spokesman.
The second alleged vehicle was described as a newer model Volkswagen or Kia, four-door car, white in color, with black trim or stripe on the rear of the vehicle. Witnesses said the alleged vehicle was being operated by a white female, possibly in her 20’s, with brown hair.
HCSO Traffic Investigators are asking that if anyone has any information regarding this vehicle, its whereabouts, or the name of the driver, to please come forward so as to help establish the timeline of events, clarify witness testimony, and to help in the investigation of this incident.
Anyone with any information regarding this second vehicle or driver should contact the HCSO Traffic Division at 423-893-3503, extension 262.
PREVIOUS STORY: Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim struck by a car late Wednesday night as Becky Breedlove.
PREVIOUS STORY: On July 4th at approximately 10:45 pm, Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 14500 block of Dayton Pike for reports of a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle.
When first responders arrived, the pedestrian hit was declared dead at the scene.
The sheriff's office investigation right now has found it appears the individual had just walked out of Fuzzy's Bar and was hit by a vehicle traveling northbound on Highway 27.
This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Traffic Division.
The sheriff's office is not releasing the victim's name until the family can be notified.