Chattanooga police investigate teen's death

Chattanooga police investigate teen's death

May 21st, 2012 in Local Regional News

680 Signal Mountain Road

680 Signal Mountain Road

Chattanooga police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old who died after he struck his head when he fell from riding on the hood of a car Sunday night.

The teen and a 21-year-old were riding on the hood of the vehicle in the old Kmart parking lot at 680 Signal Mountain Road. The car was being operated by 19-year-old Stephanie Corbitt. Corbitt made a sharp turn causing the teen to fall off and strike his head on the asphalt.

The teen was transported to a hospital where he died.

Charges are pending.