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Community's Assistance Sought in Identifying Hit & Run Driver

9/19/2013

September 19, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fatal crash investigators are asking members of the community to come forward with any information related to the hit and run driver who last Saturday morning struck and killed pedestrian Jayson Hazley on Briley Parkway.
          
Hazley was hit at 4:50 a.m. as he and a friend walked from Hazley’s Walton Lane apartment to the friend’s Dickerson Pike motel room.  The car didn’t stop and continued traveling westbound on Briley Parkway.  Acting on a citizen’s tip, officers recovered the vehicle involved, a 2004 silver Pontiac Grand Prix, from a home in the 4000 block of Ames Drive.  The owner of the car has been identified.  An interview with him is pending.
          
The car was impounded by the police department and has been processed for evidence.  
          
Anyone having knowledge of the driver involved in this case is urged to immediately contact Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.  Citizens can also send an electronic tip to Crime Stoppers by texting the word “CASH” along with their message to 274637 (CRIMES) or online at www.nashvillecrimestoppers.com.  Persons who contact Crime Stoppers by phone, text or Internet can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

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