Driver sought in East Nashville hit-and-run that killed pedestrian

One dead, one injured in East Nashville crash
One dead, one injured in East Nashville crash
Posted at 4:44 AM, Sep 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-02 13:58:44-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — Metro police said they are looking to identify a driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian overnight in East Nashville.

Police said officers were called to Eastland Avenue near Mitchell Road just after 2 a.m. and found 32-year-old William Tucker Jr. deceased in the roadway.

According to investigators, Tucker had been seen at 12:30 a.m. walking on Eastland Avenue near Riverside Drive.

Police said it appears that Tucker may have been in the roadway when he was struck.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.