Around 4:27 this morning it appears that a man walking along Highway 412 was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer near the intersection of Poplar Springs-Bargerton Road. Three state troopers were still at the investigation at 8:50 a.m. Identification and other details are still pending.
Information will be updated on this site as it is released from THP.
UPDATE: 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, December 21st.
The pedestrian as been identified by the Tennessee Highway Patrol as David S. Wheeler, age 36, of Lexington.
For the complete story, see the December 28th edition of The Lexington Progress.