Person hit by vehicle on Highway 19E in Carter County

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CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Carter County Dispatch tells News Channel 11 a person was taken to the hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 19E.

The Hampton Valley Forge Tennessee Volunteer Fire Department posted to Facebook Saturday night that the crash happened in the 8400 block in Roan Mountain.

Dispatch said crews are still on scene working the accident and the road is blocked.

There’s no word on the extent of the person’s injuries.

The fire department is urging drivers to use caution in the area.

We’ve reached out to the Carter County Sheriff’s Office for more information.

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