NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — A single-car crash on Old Hickory Boulevard left one 17-year-old dead and another injured Saturday morning.
Metro police say the accident took place around 7 a.m. on Old Hickory Boulevard near Cane Ridge Road.
The driver of a Mazda sedan lost control in a curve on wet pavement. Police say the car left the road and hit a tree before catching fire.
The 17-year-old driver who police identified as Jack Klopfer died and another 17-year-old, who police have not named, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Investigators believe excessive speed was a contributing factor to the crash.