NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in North Nashville late Monday night.
According to Metro police, the crash happened near the intersection of Dr. DB Todd Jr Boulevard and Wheless Street at 9:49 p.m.
Metro police reported the still unidentified Black woman was was struck while walking inside of a crosswalk.
Officials said after the crash the driver of the vehicle did not stop. The victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
A witness told Metro police a small white SUV with a spare tire attached to the back was traveling at a high rate of speed when the woman was hit. The white SUV was recovered Tuesday morning on 16th Avenue North near Wheless Street. Investigators are working to collect evidence from the vehicle.
The identity of the deceased has yet to be determined.
No other information was immediately released.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.
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