THP: Teen dies following Robertson County accident


ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teenager died after being hit by a vehicle in Robertson County, according to a report from Tennessee Highway Patrol.

The accident happened Friday night in Springfield around 5 p.m.

The report states 18-year-old Jonathan Yates was walking on Central Avenue when he attempted to cross the street. A vehicle traveling east then struck Yates, who later died from his injuries.

The 17-year-old driver has not be charged at this time, according to THP’s report.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and for updates.

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