An elderly man was fatally struck by a car Monday morning in Clarksville.
The incident happened at 4:25 a.m. at the 41A Bypass and Vista Lane.
Witnesses told Clarksville police that the pedestrian stepped out in front of a vehicle and the driver couldn’t avoid the collision.
The victim was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center but did not survive. He was identified as 77-year-old Franklin Massie.
Police said at this point, it doesn’t appear that alcohol and speed were a factor. The investigation remained ongoing.
Anyone with information should call fatal crash investigator Christopher Bailey at (931) 648-0656, ext. 5562.