Mt. Juliet man dies after being hit by semi in Hermitage

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HERMITAGE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A 39-year-old Mt. Juliet man has died after being hit by a semi while crossing a busy Hermitage road Wednesday night.

Metro police said Benjamin Wade was struck around 6 p.m., as he walked across Old Hickory Boulevard near Lebanon Pike. He was pronounced dead on the scene, according to officers.

The driver of the semi, a Murfreesboro man, was traveling under the speed limit at the time of the collision and will not be charged, police said.

Investigators added the portion of Old Hickory Boulevard where this happened was not illuminated by street lights.

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