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Pedestrian Fatally Injured After Being Hit by a Cement Truck on Brick Church Pike

2/1/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The pedestrian struck and fatally injured by a Nashville Ready Mix cement truck at the intersection of Trinity Lane and Brick Church Pike at 11:25 a.m. today is identified as Al Star, 66, of Nashville.

The investigation shows that Star was crossing Brick Church Pike as the cement truck turned left onto Brick Church Pike from Trinity Lane. Star was hit in the roadway. The driver of the truck, Evans Bridges, 71, of Madison, said he saw Star as he was making the left turn and could not stop in time. Star was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

There is no crosswalk at the intersection, but Star was crossing where a crosswalk would typically be. Fatal Crash officers have not determined who had the right of way. Their investigation is continuing. There was no indication of impairment on the part of either individual.

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