A damaged sedan is seen after a pedestrian was struck by the vehicle in front of the Chattanooga Community Kitchen on Friday, March 10, 2017, in Chattanooga.

This is a developing story and was updated March 10 at 10:25 p.m.

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Pedestrian struck in front of Community Kitchen


UPDATE at 10:20 p.m.: Police released additional information regarding a person who was hit by a car today. 

A car driven by Herman Brown Sr., 51, was parked on E. 11th Street when Tyrone McCullom, 49, walked between the car and another parked vehicle, according to a release from the police department. Brown pulled into McCullom and the other parked vehicle, according to the release. 

McCullom suffered severe injuries and was taken to a local hospital. 

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation, according to the release.

The incident was reported at 1:50 p.m.


Original post at 2:18 p.m.: The 700 block of E. 11th Street in front of the Chattanooga Community Kitchen was blocked off as authorities investigated the scene where a pedestrian was struck by a car today.  

A witness at the scene said she didn't see the incident but a man was lying in the street afterward with blood coming out of his ear. She said he was not moving and there was, "a lot of blood on the street."

Another witness said the man was lying in a pool of his own blood and a trail ran down the street to the curb several feet away.

A security guard at the scene, Sherman Moton, said "he flew back and hit the van." He added that the man fell over and the car then ran over his legs.

Stay with the Times Free Press as more information becomes available.