THP: Woman hit, killed while retrieving object from Lewis County road

Tennessee Highway Patrol, THP Generic_42345

Investigators have identified a Hohenwald woman hit and killed by a vehicle Saturday in Lewis County.

A report from Tennessee Highway Patrol revealed 76-year-old Margaret A. Birdsall was hit from behind by an SUV around 7:20 p.m. as the driver was traveling north on Centerville Highway just north of Hohenwald.

Birdsall was trying to retrieve an object from the road when she was hit, investigators said.

THP reported the driver kept going but turned around to see what he had hit.

No charges are expected in the case, authorities said.

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