Blount Co. Authorities Searching For Hit-And-Run Suspect

Blount County Authorities are asking for help to identify a suspect after a man died in a hit and run, 

Officials say it happened on Peach Orchard Road on Thursday afternoon. 

The victim was identified as Gary C. Burchfield, 82. 

Officials are asking those who live in the area and have security cameras to check their footage to see if they caught the crash. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Blount County Communications office at 865-983-3620 or the Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety office at 865-273-5155. 

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