A woman died after police said someone slammed into her and kept driving.
The hit-and-run involving the female pedestrian happened after 3 a.m. Sunday on Nolensville Pike in South Nashville.
While no one actually witnessed it, a man nearby told police he heard the crash and saw a red truck speed away.
The victim was not carrying identification, and officials have been working to learn her identity. She was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she passed away.
BREAKING- 1 woman dead after hit and run on Nolensville Pike. Road blocked off btw Welshwood Dr and Harding Mall Dr pic.twitter.com/cJl8h2nxmN
— Sophie N-K (@NC5_SophieNK) December 18, 2016
The crash shut down a small portion of Nolensville Pike for several hours while fatal crash investigators were on scene.
Authorities said they believe the woman may have been in the roadway when she was hit. She was more than 1,000 feet from the nearest crosswalk.
According to evidence at the scene, the red truck sustained damage and was missing most of the grill.
Anyone with information has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.