UPDATE: A man hit by a car last week while crossing McCallie Avenue has died.

Police said Shantel Hooks, 45, was crossing the street near 2100 McCallie Avenue outside of the marked crosswalk around 7:30 Thursday night.

The driver of the car told police he was approaching the intersection when he did not see Hooks and was not able to stop before striking him.

Police on the scene said the drive of the car did stop and wait for police. 

Hooks was taken to a nearby hospital. Police said he died Saturday night.

No word if the driver of the car will face charges.


Chattanooga police say a person was hit by a vehicle on McCallie Avenue on Thursday.

It happened in the 2300 block shortly before 7:30 p.m.

CPD spokesperson Trevor Tomas says the victim is male who was taken to a local hospital.

The victim’s name and condition are unknown.

Tomas says the driver stopped at the scene and waited for officers.

CPD’s Traffic Unit is investigating.

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