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Woman charged for hit and run
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The woman who ran over a former TBI agent as he was crossing the road in front of his home and then fled the scene has been indicted on multiple charges.
The woman, Carolyn L. Tittsworth, 44, was arrested Wednesday evening on indictments charging her with filing a false report, second-offense driving on a revoked license, failure to stop at a wreck with injury, failure to give notice of an accident, and violating the duty to stop at an accident. The false report is a felony charge.
She was indicted for hitting Preston Huckeby, 77, as he was crossing the road in an ATV on the morning of Dec. 12.
“He had just mailed a Christmas card and was crossing back Old Rock Island Road when he crossed in her path,” said Highway Patrolman Rodney Whiles who investigated the wreck. “The impact ejected him from the Gator, leaving him lying on the road.”
Investigators believe Tittsworth panicked, knowing she would go to jail for driving on a revoked license.
“She left the scene but in doing so, ran over Mr. Huckeby as he was lying on the road where he’d been ejected,” the trooper revealed, noting the woman headed toward her trailer that was located nearby. “We believe she ran over his arm in her hurry to get away.”
Officers were able to track Tittsworth to the residence. Witnesses in the area pointed to her vehicle and said it was her who was driving. Huckeby was flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga where he underwent extensive treatment. He continues to undergo rehabilitation therapy eight months after the accident.
Huckeby was a TBI agent during his professional career and was wounded in the line of duty when he was shot in the face by a fugitive. He later served with City Bank and Trust Company after his retirement from the state and also served on the Warren County Election Commission.