Driver arrested after pedestrian hit, killed in Gallatin


GALLATIN, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was arrested for aggravated vehicular homicide, among other charges, after hitting a pedestrian in Gallatin Monday.

Around 3:30 p.m., Gallatin police responded to Britton Avenue and Joslin Street after a pedestrian was reportedly hit by a car.

According to police, a white jeep SUV was located close to the scene and was determined to be the vehicle involved in the incident.

Officers arrested Dwain Mitchell Patton of Gallatin and charged him with aggravated vehicular homicide and leaving the scene with serious bodily injury.

The pedestrian was identified as Keith Lamonte Bell of Gallatin and was taken to the hospital. Police said he later died from his injuries.

The investigation is on going.

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