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Child struck by vehicle in driveway flown by helicopter to hospital

STAFF REPORT • May 28, 2020 at 10:44 AM

SURGOINSVILLE — Around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office responded to an accident at 2626 Stanley Valley Road in Surgoinsville on a report of an injured infant.

Upon arrival, deputies determined that Marty Hickman, 48, Surgoinsville, was driving in the driveway of the residence and struck a 17-month-old child.

The child was flown to a medical facility via helicopter and was later determined to have non-life threatening injuries.

Hickman submitted to a blood alcohol test and was released at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

No other details are available.

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