NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Nashville authorities are investigating after a man was struck and killed along Interstate 24 early Sunday morning.

According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the pedestrian — identified as 35-year-old Deubelic Velaquez-Velaquez — was hit several times around 4 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12 in the travel lanes of I-24 East between the Harding Place exit and the Haywood Lane exit. 

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Officials said Velaquez-Velaquez died at the scene, but it’s unclear which vehicle initially struck him.

Police said the driver of a Toyota RAV4, who believed he hit Velaquez-Velaquez after seeing the driver in front of him try to swerve, stayed at the scene. However, the driver in front of him reportedly left the scene.

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According to authorities, the medical examiner’s office will conduct toxicology testing to determine whether impairment was a factor in the incident.

No additional details have been released about the circumstances surrounding Velaquez-Velaquez’s death.