Pedestrian killed in crash on I-65 N. in Nashville

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Posted at 8:55 PM, Apr 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 13:54:59-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a vehicle on Interstate 65 N. in Nashville.

The single-vehicle crash was reported at 8:36 p.m. Tuesday at exit 85 near Rosa Parks Boulevard and Metro Center Boulevard.

Metro police said a blue International semi was traveling north when it hit 39-year-old Preston Woods and kept driving. The truck, which police say was damaged in the collision, has not been located.

Officers said the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Kentucky State Police have been notified. Police do not know why Woods was on the interstate.

All northbound lanes were closed as emergency crews responded. The road was to be cleared by 11 p.m.