58-year-old pedestrian killed in crash along Murfreesboro Pike


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A pedestrian killed in a crash along Murfreesboro Pike in South Nashville Tuesday morning has been identified by Metro Nashville Police.

Police say, Martin Holt, 58, was struck by a Pontiac Vibe at 6 a.m. near the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and McGavock Pike, near Briley Parkway. He reportedly began crossing the road after he left the 7-Eleven store nearby. Metro Police say Holt was about 250 feet from the crosswalk at McGavock Pike when he was hit and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Pontiac told authorities that she did not see Holt until just before the crash. She suffered minor injuries.

Police say the crash happened just before sunrise, and the area does not have street lighting. The driver of the Pontiac and the victim reportedly did not show signs of impairment. Investigators will determine if speed was a factor.

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