NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Police say a man was killed on I-40 east near
the Old Hickory Boulevard exit Sunday morning after exiting his vehicle.
Officials say it started
with a minor wreck involving two cars and a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40
east in Hermitage at 3:35 a.m. One of the drivers, 26-year-old Adam Carnes, got
out of his pickup truck and was walking on the roadway when police say a Dodge
Charger, not involved in the first wreck, struck and killed him.
The driver of the Dodge said he came upon the pickup truck stopped in
the roadway and tried to stop but was unsuccessful. He hit the truck and
Carnes. That driver was not injured and showed no signs of impairment.