BREAKING NEWS Colbert County sheriff: Man charged with attempted murder after Alabama, LSU football game fight Full Story
BREAKING NEWS Multiple North Alabama schools operating on 2-hour delay Tuesday Full Story
SEVERE WX : Wind Advisory View Alerts
STREAMING NOW: Watch Now
CLOSINGS: View Closings

Tennessee Highway Patrol identifies driver in fatal hit and run

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the driver they say was involved in a deadly Lincoln County crash.

Posted: Feb 1, 2019 11:00 AM
Updated: Feb 1, 2019 2:50 PM

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has identified the driver they say was involved in a deadly Lincoln County crash.

Tullahoma, Tenn., resident Zachary A. Collins, 25, was the driver and the case will be presented to a grand jury, said Christopher Dye, department spokesperson.

Early Tuesday morning, the patrol says Elbrus Bokiev, 67, of Mulberry, Tenn., was struck by a vehicle on Lynchburg Highway near Louse Creek Road in Lincoln County. His body was discovered about 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Earlier, the patrol was looking for the driver, who they said fled the scene, and a damaged vehicle.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Overcast
43° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 36°
Florence
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 36°
Fayetteville
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 32°
Decatur
Overcast
42° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 33°
Scottsboro
Broken Clouds
55° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 55°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events