Pedestrian hit, killed in Murfreesboro identified

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Murfreesboro police have identified the pedestrian that was hit and killed Tuesday night. 

Officers responded to the call around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday night in the 2400 block of S. Church Street. 

According to a release, 58-year-old Julio A. Martinez of Orlando, Florida had just left Pizza Hut and was trying to cross the multi-lane street in front of the Pilot Truck stop when he was hit by a car. 

Martinez was treated on the scene then transferred to St. Thomas Rutherford where he was pronounced dead. 

Police said early indication is that the driver isn’t at fault but the investigation is ongoing. 

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