Charges Pending After Victim Dies in Blount County Hit and Run

Charges are pending after the victim of a hit and run in Blount County dies.

36-year-old Troy Sample had been in critical condition at UT Medical Center since the accident Friday night. He passed away Wednesday.

Officials say Sample was riding a bicycle on Peterson Lane when he was hit by truck. A couple days later officials located the suspect’s vehicle and identified the driver. The name of the suspect has not been released.

The investigation is continuing, but charges are pending against the driver.

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