NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A motorcyclist has been charged with hitting and killing a pedestrian on Murfreesboro Pike on November 10th, 2019.
According to police, 39-year-old Clifton Wright was riding a 2007 Harley Davidson down Murfreesboro Pike that night around 9 p.m. when he hit and killed 77-year-old Rosemary Follrich.
Follrich was pushing a shopping cart across the street at the time.
Police said the motorcycle skidded uphill on its side for 460 feet. Wright suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Wright also smelled of alcohol and a blood sample from him is being analyzed by MNPD’s Crime lab, investigators said. They also said speeding was considered a factor in the crash.
Wright was discharged from Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Wright was booked November 15th, 2019 on a vehicular homicide charge.
He was also in violation of his parole.
Wright is being held on a $100,000 bond.