Felony murder, aggravated robbery charges filed against teen after pedestrian hit downtown

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Metro police say felony murder and aggravated robbery charges have been filed against a 17-year-old accused carjacker.  

Nafarious Howard is accused of hitting and killing a 24-year-old Arkansas man after a carjacking in downtown Nashville early Sunday morning.  

Police said Howard was hurt after he fled down an embankment and remains hospitalized. An update on his condition has not been released.  

The 24-year-old victim, identified as Corey Taylor, was in Nashville to participate in the Tough Mudder mud run.  

Police said Taylor was walking near the intersection of First Avenue North and Gay Street when he was hit.  

A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Taylor’s family with funeral expenses.  

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