A Chickamauga man died Tuesday night when his mountain bike was struck by a vehicle on Highway 341 near Wheeler Road.
The State Patrol identified the fatality as 58 year old John William Sneed of Chickamauga. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The 17 year old driver told troopers he was driving north when he suddenly hit an object in the middle of the road. That turned out to be Sneed on his bike. The report states that Sneed was near the center line of the road when hit.
The Patrol SCRT team is investigating the 10 p.m. accident.