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Morristown police ask for help finding suspect after woman and dog killed in hit-and-run

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver or the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run on August 28.

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. — The Morristown Police Department is asking for help in tracking down the driver or vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run on Saturday.

Police said Angela Lane, 48, of Morristown was walking her dog on South Cumberland near Highway 160 around 9:30 p.m. on August 28 when she and her dog were struck by a vehicle and killed.

Credit: Morristown Police Dept.
Angela Lane

 According to police, the vehicle had left the scene before officers had arrived. 

Police believe the driver was possibly driving a 1990 to 2003 truck made by General Motors and would have a damaged headlight and front-end damage. 

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident can call anonymously anytime at 423-585-1833 or can call the dispatch center 24/7 at 423-585-2701.