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Former TN lawmaker dies after being struck by vehicle

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Edwin Arnold, who served in the Tennessee House of Representatives and was also an assistant prosecutor, has died after being struck by a car. He was 77.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported Arnold was struck when he stepped onto Interstate 40 on Saturday to help his grandson, who had just been involved in a wreck.

A published obituary stated Arnold received his undergraduate degree at the University of Tennessee and then studied law at Cumberland University.

He was in the Tennessee General Assembly from 1963-67. Arnold also served Blount, Loudon and Roane counties as an assistant district attorney.

His funeral was scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church in Loudon.


Information from: The Knoxville News Sentinel

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