Teen accused of hitting, killing tourist in downtown Nashville released from hospital

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The teenager accused of hitting and killing a tourist in downtown Nashville has been released from the hospital.  

Seventeen-year-old Nafarious Howard had been recovering from injuries he sustained after jumping from a retaining wall while running away from police

Howard is accused of carjacking a vehicle from an apartment complex in Donelson. A witness followed on a high-speed chase until Metro police were able to catch up with him. 

Howard allegedly hit 24-year-old Corey Taylor while fleeing police. Taylor, who was visiting from Arkansas to participate in the Tough Mudder, died at the scene. 

Howard will appear in court next Tuesday.

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