Woman killed in Saturday morning crash on Hickory Valley Road

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A woman was killed Saturday morning after a car crashed in the 5700 block of Hickory Valley Road, according to the Chattanooga Police Department.

A nearby driver told investigators that a Ford Mercury had been traveling south on Hickory Valley Road around 9:55 a.m. when it left the roadway and struck a guardrail, according to a news release. The car then struck a concrete culvert before coming to rest down an embankment. The driver, a 53-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the CPD Mobile App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

An investigation is ongoing.

- Compiled by Kim Sebring