Worker run over, killed while trying to fix broken semi on I-24

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A person was killed on Interstate 24 north of Nashville Thursday night.

The crash happened in the westbound lanes near the Old Hickory Boulevard exit around 8:45 p.m.

Police told News 2 an independent worker was called out to work on a semi-truck. The driver didn’t realize the worker was still under truck when the worker was ran over, according to Metro police.

The worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers said the person driving the truck didn’t realize they hit the worker.

Police want anyone who sees a truck that matches the description of the red Volvo to contact them at 615-862-8600.

No other information was immediately released.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 on-air and online for updates.

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