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Pedestrian hit, killed on I-24 near downtown Nashville

Eastbound lanes were closed for the investigation
A person was hit and killed on I-24 east near downtown Nashville Friday morning.
A person was hit and killed on I-24 east near downtown Nashville Friday morning.
Posted at 3:58 AM, Jun 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-22 15:39:45-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Metro Nashville Police Department investigated a crash that killed a pedestrian on Interstate 24 near downtown Nashville Friday morning.

The crash happened in the eastbound lanes at about 1:15 a.m.

Police said Aaron Brooks, 33, of Nashville was hit by a car and died at the scene, but that the circumstances of the crash were still under investigation.

Eastbound traffic was detoured onto I-65 and the north loop for hours. Eastbound lanes reopened at about 4:15 a.m. Friday.