Pedestrian hit & killed in South Nashville


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person is dead after an early morning crash in Nashville.

According to Nashville Fire Department officials, the crash happened around 5:41 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of Haywood Lane.

Police say the driver of the suspect car was traveling westbound on Haywood Lane when, for reasons unknown, he left the roadway and hit the pedestrian, identified as 55-year-old Ronald Lindsey of Nashville.

Lindsey, who had been on the side of the road, died at the scene. Police found no evidence of impairment on his part.

Police later identified the suspect car, which is blue in color and possibly a Hyundai.

The driver of the car also hit a large hole on the north side of Haywood Lane, likely causing front passenger side damage to the car.

If you have any information about the vehicle, call 615-862-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.

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