Woman killed running across I-65 near Vietnam Veterans Blvd.

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At least one person died Sunday morning in a crash on I-65 near Vietnam Veterans Blvd., Metro Police confirmed to News 2.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – 37-year-old Emily Witty died Sunday morning after a crash on I-65 near Vietnam Veterans Blvd.

According to Goodlettsville Police, the call came in just before 6:00 a.m. Sunday.

Sgt. Jennifer Hancock said witnesses saw a car speeding along I-65 northbound when it slammed into a wall.

Police said the woman got out of the crashed vehicle, left it on the shoulder, hopped over the median, and started running across the southbound lanes of traffic.

They said she was hit by a car whose driver stopped immediately.

Police found her body lying in the middle of the roadway.

The crash shut down I-65 South, but the road reopened around 9:00 a.m.

Investigators are running toxicology tests to see if drugs or alcohol played a role in the incident.

Police are looking for a Silver Honda missing a mirror on the driver’s side.

They said the person would not be considered a suspect, but they want to talk to anyone who thinks they may have hit something on that area of I-65 this morning.


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