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1 Killed, Another Injured In Nashville Crash

Posted at 2:04 PM, Dec 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-05 15:04:07-05

One man was killed and another was injured in a weekend crash in south Nashville.

The incident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday on Hopedale Drive.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said the driver, 21-year-old Zeyad Hussein, was traveling too fast on a wet road when he lost control and struck a large brick mailbox. 

His 18-year-old passenger, Riath Al-Shawi, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died early Monday.

Hussein was taken to Skyline Medical Center for treatment. 

Police said neither man was wearing a seat belt. There was no indication at the scene of alcohol or drug involvement.