Pedestrian Hit By Train Near Downtown Nashville

Posted at 11:56 AM, Jan 23, 2018

One person was killed after suffering “devastating” injuries when he was hit by a train just outside downtown Nashville. 

The incident happened around 9:55 a.m. near the Tennessee Commercial Warehouse building at 22 Stanley Street, just north of Hermitage Avenue near the Interstate 24/Interstate 40 interchange. 

A spokesperson with the Metro Nashville Police Department said the male victim jumped in front of the train. 

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department called the injuries “devastating,” and said there was no need to transport the victim. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.