PORTLAND, Tenn. – A suspect has been placed behind bars in Sumner County, accused of hitting and killing a teenage girl -- then driving off.
Sumner County Sheriff's Deputies confirmed 42-year-old Amanda Hall has been charged with reckless homicide, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving on a revoked license.
Sumner County officials said Hall struck Brianna Lowe, 14, a student at Portland East Middle School, while she was walking back on Dobbins Pike from a nearby Dollar General Store. Lowe died as a result of the crash. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Hall was being held on a $125,000 bond.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the family with funeral expenses for Lowe.
Visitation for Lowe has been set for noon Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday at Portland Funeral Chapel followed by her funeral Saturday at 1 p.m.