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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pedestrian Killed in Hit & Run Crash in Nashville Identified - driver still needs to be found.

The pedestrian struck and killed Monday night by a hit and run driver on Murfreesboro Pike near Bowwood Court is identified as Martin Ray Jackson, 58.
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.


The Nashville Pedestrian Death Registry is now up and running.  Comments welcome.  If you know someone who has died on foot, have photos and stories of who that person was, please contact us.

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