NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police said I-40 West closed down near the Charlotte Avenue exit after a pedestrian was hit and killed Saturday morning.
Officials said a female pedestrian was walking near the roadway and was struck by a car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to reports, the victim is said to be in her 20s or 30s and was hit in a traffic lane by a 2019 Chevrolet pickup truck.
She was not carrying any identification and has not been identified.
I-40 West was closed at the Charlotte Avenue exit Saturday morning as a result. No timetable was given on when the roadway would open back up.
According to authorities, It is not known why the pedestrian was on the interstate.