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Pedestrian Killed on December 21 Identified



The pedestrian struck and killed on Lebanon Pike near Central Pike on the night of December 21st has now been identified as Judah R. Bryndal, 22, of Nashville.

Bryndal, who was not carrying identification, was either sitting or attempting to stand up in the left travel lane of Lebanon Pike when he was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck driven by Roger Hanson, 69, of Nashville. Hanson said he did not see Bryndal until seconds before impact and could not avoid striking him. The immediate area was not well lit.

Bryndal had a bicycle. Witnesses told officers that they saw him standing in the left travel lane trying to pick up the bike when he fell over. He was hit shortly after that.

No charges are anticipated against Hanson.