82-year-old Oak Ridge man dies after getting hit by a car

OAK RIDGE - An 82-year-old pedestrian died after being struck by a car Wednesday morning in Oak Ridge. 

Dimitrios Agouridis was hit by a sedan in the westbound lane near 1020 Oak Ridge Turnpike, according to a release from police. The incident happened shortly before 7 a.m. 

Emergency crews treated Agouridis at the scene and transported him to the nearby Methodist Medical Center, where he later died. 

The west bound lanes of Oak Ridge Turnpike were closed for about an hour and a half while authorities investigated. 

No charges have been filed and the driver wasn't hurt. Oak Ridge Police say the investigation is ongoing. 


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