NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — One person has died after a hit-and-run early Saturday morning in South Nashville.

Metro police said the single-vehicle crash happened on Wallace Road near Nolensville Pike at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8.

According to police, one person — described as a 69-year-old Nashville man — died at the scene of the crash.

Authorities said a passing motorist reported that the man, for reasons unknown at this time, fell into the roadway. The witness started to turn around to help, but the man was hit by a dark sedan that was traveling at a high rate of speed and did not stop.

According to officials, there was a distinct fluid trail left on the road from the collision, which led to an unoccupied 2011 gray Hyundai Sonata parked at a nearby home. A search warrant was obtained so the car could be towed and processed.

“There was evidence of alcohol involvement on behalf of the hit and run driver found in the Sonata and at the scene,” police said.

No other information was released about this incident, which is still under investigation.

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