NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police have identified the man who was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning.
The crash happened at 1:15 a.m. on Ewing Drive near Hillhurst Drive underneath Interstate 65. According to Metro police, 43-year-old Eric Knight was traveling east on Ewing Drive when, for reasons unknown, his 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe left the roadway and struck the bridge supports underneath Interstate 65.
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Officials say Knight’s SUV rolled several times and he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Knight was pronounced dead at the scene.
Metro police say a toxicology test will be conducted to determine whether impairment played a role in the crash.
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