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.┬áThe name of the suspect has not been released.

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

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