Woman dies after being struck by vehicle

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle

December 23rd, 2009 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

A woman struck by a vehicle on 4th Street this morning suffered massive internal and head injuries has died, police said.

Susan Wood, a Unum employee, 42, was struck about 7:11 a.m. at 200 East 4th Street, said Chattanooga police spokeswoman Officer Rebecca Royval in a news release.

Jeremy Lane of Chattanooga is being charged with DUI, Vehicular Homicide, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. He is also being charged with Filing a False Police Report for falsely reporting a car jacking.

Chattanooga police found the unoccupied suspect vehicle, a red Nissan 240SX, at the River View Grand apartment complex on Dallas Road.

Police continue to investigate both incidents.