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Driver Flees From Scene Of Fatal Hit-&-Run Crash

Posted: 7:08 AM, Sep 09, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-09 19:38:19Z

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle in Nashville, and police confirmed the driver responsible fled from the scene.

The crash happened around 1:10 a.m. Sunday at West Trinity Lane and Brick Church Pike.

Authorities said the pedestrian, later identified as 34-year-old Markeith Bass, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

Officials said Bass was not in the crosswalk at the time of the crash.

A witness told officials the vehicle was a maroon SUV, possibly a newer model. The investigation remained ongoing, and anyone with information was urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.