Police looking for driver who hit man walking on Norcross Road


UPDATE: Police have identified the victim of the hit and run this morning as 62-year-old Donald Rackley.

Someone driving by the scene first spotted his body and called police.

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Police do not have any information on the suspect vehicle at this time.

If you know anything about the incident, please call Chattanooga Police at 423-698-2525.


CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police are looking for the driver in a fatal hit and run this morning on Norcross Road.

The road in Hixson has reopened, after being closed for most of the morning for the investigation.

Police responded around 8 a.m. to the 4500 block of Norcross Road.

Investigators say a man who was walking was hit and killed by a car. Someone saw him in a ditch and called police.

Sgt. Justin Kilgore urged the driver to come forward.

“Just contact the police department. A lot of times when things like that happen people are just scared, they don’t know what to do.Just contact us, let us work through it with them, so we can have resolution and closure for the family,” Sgt. Kilgore said.