Officials at UT Medical Center confirm that Thomas Sanders, 19, died of his injuries. They could not provide any further details.
A Knoxville teenager received life-threatening injuries when he was struck while trying to run across a busy West Knoxville road.
According to Knoxville Police spokesperson Darrell DeBusk, 19-year-old Thomas Sanders darted across Papermill Drive near Papermill Pointe Way.
Police said Sanders was struck by a 1999 Buick Park Avenue, driven by 68-year-old Patricia Carmichael of Blaine.
Carmichael was not able to stop before hitting Sanders, DeBusk said in a press release.
Sanders was transported to UT Medical Center. Carmichael was not hurt.