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Sunday Night's Death of a Woman on Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage Being Investigated as a Hit and Run



Sunday night’s death of a still unidentified woman on Old Hickory Boulevard near Frist Boulevard in Hermitage is being investigated as a hit and run.

A security guard witness was traveling north on Old Hickory Boulevard between Frist Boulevard and Andrew Jackson Parkway at 10 p.m. Sunday when he saw a black sedan stopped in the middle of Old Hickory Boulevard facing south. The witness made a U-turn at Andrew Jackson Parkway. When he got back to the location, the car was gone, but a woman with severe head trauma was lying in the roadway. The victim is white who appeared to be in her 30s. She had dark hair and was wearing blue jeans, a black thermal shirt and a gray hoodie.

An autopsy conducted today leads officers to believe that the woman was hit by a vehicle. Her fingerprints are now being run through databases in the continuing effort to identify her.

Anyone with information about the suspected collision and/or the victim is asked to contact 615-862-7662.