Driver sought after 67-year-old killed in West Nashville hit-and-run crash

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Metro police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 67-year-old man in West Nashville Monday night.

Officers responded just after 9 p.m. to Charlotte Avenue near Lellyett Street, not far from White Bridge Pike, where a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.

The victim was later identified as David Haskins, of Foundry Drive.

Metro police reported investigators are working to determine if Haskins was attempting to cross Charlotte Pike, was walking in the shoulder or if he was in the roadway at the time of the crash.

Haskins was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to police.

Detectives said the driver left the scene after the crash.

Roadway evidence suggests the vehicle may have been a white 2005-2010 Toyota Scion tC.

Anyone with information on the hit-and-run is urged to contact Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME, 615-862-8600 or hit-and-run investigators at 615-862-7713.

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