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Faculty Member Struck By Vehicle at Brown Middle School – Driver Arrested


Hamilton County, TN - On Thursday January 25th, 2024, at approximately 7:20 am, the School Resource Deputy at Brown Middle School was notified that a pedestrian had been struck in the parking lot. Upon arrival, the Deputy discovered the pedestrian who was struck was a staff member at Brown Middle School.

The staff member was transported to a local hospital for what is believed to be minor injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Angela N. Hayes. Hayes stated she was in a hurry to drop her child off and get to school. Hayes also had a scheduled meeting with Brown Middle School's Principal to discuss her erratic driving from two days earlier.

Hayes failed to adjust the operation of her vehicle to take into account the environmental conditions at the time. She was arrested and transported to the Hamilton County Jail & Detention Center where she has been charged with Reckless Driving and Aggravated Assault.

No further details are available at this time.

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