HERMITAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Police are working to identify the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash that occurred late Saturday night in Hermitage.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 along Central Pike near Old Hickory Boulevard. The Metro Nashville Police Department said a pedestrian was standing in the turn lane on Central Pike when he was struck by an SUV, which was traveling westbound. 

Authorities reported the pedestrian — described as a 59-year-old Nashville man — was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died. Efforts are underway to notify his family.

According to officials, the SUV involved in the crash is believed to be a dark-colored newer model Ford Bronco.

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Anyone with information about the vehicle and or its driver is asked to contact MNPD’s hit-and-run investigators at 615-862-7738 or Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463