Hylton deceased after being struck by a motor vehicle
Posted By Pamela Claytor | August 28, 2015 3:08 pm
Last Updated: August 28, 2015 at 3:10 pm
Paula J. Hylton, age 57, has passed away after being struck by a Chevy Blazer while walking along Old Union Road yesterday evening. Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Jimmy Jones states that Hylton and her companion were walking on the wrong side of the roadway when the vehicle struck the couple from behind. The driver reportedly told troopers he had been blinded by the setting sun and did not see the pedestrians. Trooper Cody Roberts in the investigating officer. Sgt. Jones states that the law requires pedestrians to walk facing oncoming traffic, and to wear reflective clothing. The investigation is ongoing.