Pedestrian Dies Following Crash In Nashville

Posted at 12:44 PM, Dec 14, 2015

A pedestrian has died following a collision north of downtown Nashville.

The incident happened around 5 p.m. Friday, on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard at Garfield Street.

Officials with Metro police said 69-year-old Fred D. Idlebird was struck shortly after 5 p.m. by a vehicle being driven by 38-year-old Angel Stutts.

He later died as a result of his injuries.

According to police, Idlebird was wearing dark clothing and while he was in a crosswalk, he likely entered the street against a “don’t walk” pedestrian signal.

At this time, no charges have been filed against Stutts. 

No indication of alcohol or drug involvement was found at the scene.