NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A man is dead after colliding with a car while riding his bicycle on Nolensville Pike early Sunday morning.
The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Nolensville Pike and Morton Avenue in South Nashville.
Metro police say a 2000 model Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling inbound on Nolensville Pike when the car hit the biker, identified as 43-year-old Luke Fansler of Madison, in the left travel lane. It appears Fansler was trying to cross Nolensville Pike from east to west when he was hit. He died shortly after arriving at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The driver of the Chevrolet told police Fansler suddenly appeared in front of him and he was unable to stop before the crash.
There was no indication of impairment on the Chevy’s driver and no charges were placed.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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