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Pedestrian Fatally Injured While Crossing Dickerson Pike Saturday Night



The pedestrian fatally injured Saturday at 9 p.m. in the 2800 block of Dickerson Pike is identified as William G. Cox, 60, of Hart Lane.

The preliminary investigation shows that Cox was attempting to cross Dickerson Pike when he was struck by the driver of a southbound Chevrolet Traverse, Priscilla Murphy, 71, of Mt. Juliet. Murphy reported that she was unable to avoid the collision. Cox was outside of a crosswalk when he was struck.

Cox was transported to Skyline Medical Center where he died. There were no indications of impairment on behalf of Murphy.