Jackson, who was homeless and lived in a nearby camp, was crossing Murfreesboro Pike at 11:30 p.m. when he was struck by a southbound vehicle, possibly a Honda. Jackson was not in a crosswalk. He died at the scene.
Witnesses reported that Jackson had been drinking prior to the crash.
Anyone with information about the vehicle and/or its driver is urged to contact the Emergency Communications Center at 862-8600, Hit & Run investigators at 862-7713 or Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.