Former State Rep. Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident

Former Tennessee state representative and Kingsport businessman Michael K. Locke was killed last night when he was struck by a vehicle while standing on the shoulder of the road. The driver of the vehicle allegedly fled the scene but was arrested a short time later, Knoxnews reports. Locke, 61, was chair of the Bud Hulsey campaign for the 2nd District seat he formerly held in the House of Representatives. He was placing a campaign sign when he was struck by the vehicle and knocked into a deep ravine.