Metro officer injured in hit-and-run crash in Madison; suspect identified

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) —  A Metro police officer was injured in a hit-and-run crash in Madison Wednesday morning.

The crash happened near the intersection of Myatt Drive and Old Hickory Boulevard around 6:45 a.m.

Sergeant Jason Pierpoint suffered non-life threatening injuries when his police vehicle was struck by another car that ran a red light.

The driver that hit Pierpoint left the scene on foot. Police say he has been tentatively identified and charges are expected. 

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