Man dies after being hit by vehicle in East Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 73-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a vehicle in East Nashville early Tuesday morning.

Officers responded just after 1:30 a.m. to the crash on Dickerson Pike at Grizzard Avenue.

Metro police said Robert Woods was walking south on Dickerson Pike, when he stumbled and fell into the road, where he was struck by a vehicle. Woods was transported to TriStar Skyline Medical Center, where he died.

The driver of the vehicle involved was on the scene when officers got there and said he was unable to avoid striking Woods, according to police. Detectives added there were no indications of impairment on behalf of the driver.

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