Woman dies after being struck by minivan in South Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A woman has died after being hit by a minivan in South Nashville Thursday morning.

According to Metro police, 40-year-old April Ferguson was walking along Hamilton Church Road near Murfreesboro Pike around 7:30 a.m. when she was hit from behind by a 2011 Toyota minivan. Ferguson died at the scene, officers said.

Police said the driver admitted the right tires of the minivan traveled over the curb prior to the collision, but did not give an explanation as to why. No charges had been filed as of Thursday night, but the crash remained under investigation.

Ferguson was the third pedestrian killed on a Davidson County street in one week and the fifth this year.

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