MADISON, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Metro Nashville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run that took place in Madison on Saturday night.
According to police, the crash happened around 11 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, at the intersection of Gallatin Pike and Due West Avenue.
Authorities reported that 23-year-old Tomas Juarez-Sunun was running across the roadway in an attempt to reach the Mapco in the 1500 block of Gallatin Pike South, when he was struck by a car.
Based on preliminary investigations, there is not a crosswalk at the location, and the car was traveling through the intersection on a green light.
Metro police said the car, believed to be a white Dodge Challenger, fled the scene without stopping.
Juarez-Sunun was taken to TriStar Skyline Medical Center, where he pronounced dead. Officials said there was no evidence the victim was impaired.
The suspect vehicle has front end damage and may have sustained damage to the windshield, according to police.
Anyone with information regarding this deadly hit-and-run is asked to call Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.