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Man Struck, Killed In Antioch Hit-&-Run

Posted at 5:37 AM, Oct 06, 2016

A man was killed in a late-night hit-and-run collision in Antioch.

The incident was reported around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday on Murfreesboro Pike near Hamilton Church Road.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses reported seeing the driver of a sedan, with metallic silver paint, strike the person and then flee without stopping.

A car matching that description was later found abandoned near a church on Mountain View Road. The vehicle has been towed to a crime lab for further analysis. 

The victim’s identity was not known. He was described as being a middle aged man.

No additional details were known.