NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 50-year-old man that was struck in a hit-and-run crash on Murfreesboro Pike Friday evening has died.
The crash happened on Murfreesboro Pike near Wilhagen’s sports bar. According to Metro police, the 50-year-old — later identified as Markland F. Nation — was walking on the north side of Murfreesboro Pike when a 2014-2015 Chevrolet Express van ran off the roadway and struck the pedestrian.
Officials say the pedestrian was discovered by EMS personnel on Friday evening.
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Metro police said the van fled the scene and efforts to locate the man’s family remain underway.
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