Man charged with hitting, killing pedestrian on Murfreesboro Pike

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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.

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