NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police say a man was hit and killed while attempting to cross the road early Tuesday morning in South Nashville. 

According to Metro police, the crash occurred at 4 a.m. in the 400 block of Metroplex Drive. 

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Officials say the driver of a Chevrolet Impala was traveling north on Metroplex Drive when it struck an unidentified white male who attempting to cross the road. 

A witness at the scene told officers that the man was seen crossing Metroplex Drive multiple times before he was hit and killed. 

The driver stated they were unable to avoid the collision. The male pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene and police say the crash occurred outside of a crosswalk. 

Metro police say the Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify the man. No further information was immediately released. 

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