Pedestrian struck and killed on Metroplex Drive

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Posted at 7:08 AM, Dec 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-27 11:46:53-05

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Investigations are underway after a deadly crash Tuesday morning where a pedestrian was struck and killed.

Metro Police responded to the scene in the 400 block of Metroplex Drive just before 4:00 a.m.

Police report that the driver of a Chevrolet Impala was traveling north on Metroplex Drive when an unidentified white male attempted to cross the roadway.

The driver of the Impala struck the pedestrian, telling police he could not avoid the collision.

The pedestrian died at the scene. Officials with the Medical Examiner's office are working to identify the man.

A witness told police that the pedestrian had crossed Metroplex Drive multiple times prior to the crash.

Police report that the crash took place outside of a crosswalk.

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