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UPDATED INFO - HCSO Responds to Fatal Accident on Suck Creek Road


HCSO Release Driver’s Name in Fatal Suck Creek Road Crash

Hamilton County, TN – The HCSO is officially releasing the name of the driver from the fatal crash on December 31st on Suck Creek Road.

The name of the driver was Paul C. Hodge, (Born 1942).

The original press release is below.

No further information is available at this time.

The investigation is ongoing.

Hamilton County, TN – Earlier this morning, at approximately 3:00 am, HCSO Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Suck Creek Road for the report of a single vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, deputies found that a 1999 Ford Crown Victoria going north on Suck Creek Road appeared to have veered off the roadway on the right side of the road and struck a large rock.

Deputies found the driver of the vehicle unrestrained and deceased.

The cause of the crash has yet to be determined.

The name of the deceased is being withheld until the next of kin can be notified.

No further information regarding this accident is available and the cause of the accident is still being investigated.

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