86-year-old man dies after crash on Highway 58

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An 86-year-old man has died after a crash on the 4600 block of Highway 58 on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Chattanooga Police Department.

Investigators determined a Toyota was traveling south on Highway 58 around 8:18 p.m. The driver attempted to make a left turn onto Rocky River Road as a Hyundai was headed north in the same block. The driver in the Toyota turned left into the path of the Hyundai, resulting in a collision, police said.

The 86-year-old driver of the Toyota was taken to a local hospital, where he later died from his injuries. Authorities have not released his name.

Police asked anyone with information about the incident to call 423-698-2525 or submit a tip via the Chattanooga Police Department's mobile app. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

An investigation is ongoing.

- Compiled by Kiara Green

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