NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person has died following a single-vehicle crash on Murfreesboro Pike early Sunday morning.
According to Metro police, the crash happened just after 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Donelson Pike.
La’Monte Shute, 17, of Nashville was reportedly driving a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe outbound on Murfreesboro Pike when it crossed over several inbound lanes, left the roadway, hit a drainage culvert and began rolling.
Shute was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the SUV; he died at the scene.
Police say excessive speed appears to be the preliminary contributing factor to what caused the crash.
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