NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The driver accused of hitting a construction worker on Nolensville Pike died after crashing again just blocks down the road.
The incidents happened near Burger Republic on Nolensville Pike Tuesday afternoon.
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Authorities say a black truck hit a member of a two-man flagging crew on the road. The driver of the truck — later identified as 61-year-old Marion Douglas Jr. — then sped away, hitting a utility pole further down the road.
Douglas was pronounced dead at the scene of the second crash.
The construction worker who was hit was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police are not yet sure about the events leading up to the crashes. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death and whether a medical issue led up to the crash.
The investigation is still ongoing.
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