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Driver charged after woman hit, killed on Nolensville Pike

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Posted at 1:27 PM, May 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-24 14:27:36-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A driver has been charged after a woman was hit and killed earlier this year on Nolensville Pike.

Metro police say 29-year-old Shannon Holt is charged with vehicular homicide by recklessness and not having insurance in the crash that killed 56-year-old Ellen Abbott.

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Shannon Holt

The crash happened back in January on Nolensville Pike at the Lords Chapel Drive intersection. According to police, Abbott was walking with her husband from their home to a nearby restaurant when she was struck.

Police said Holt was driving more than 70 mph in a 45-mph zone on wet pavement during snowy weather conditions.

Holt was held in lieu of $100,000 bond.