The Oak Ridge Police Department has identified the driver who died in a crash on Hillside Road early Sunday morning.
The driver was Hobert L. Mitchell, 32, of Oak Ridge, the ORPD said in a press release.
Mitchell was driving a white 2003 Nissan Murano registered to Jordan Jones, also of Oak Ridge, the release said.
Mitchell’s body was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center, where an autopsy was to be performed, and the investigation of this incident remains ongoing, the ORPD said.
The SUV driven by Mitchell hit a utility pole on Hillside Road near Pennsylvania Avenue at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday, authorities said.
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More information will be added as it becomes available.