Police have identified Marc Pullo III, whose body was discovered down an embankment off of Harding Place Monday morning, as the victim of an apparent fatal hit-and-run that occurred overnight.
The incident happened near Tampa Drive, and investigators believe Pullo, 35, was walking east on Harding Place on the south side of the road when a vehicle hit him, throwing him over the guardrail and down into a wooded area.
Someone reported seeing Pullo’s body at 10 a.m. Monday.
According to police, Pullo was living at the Executive Inn on Harding Place when he reportedly left late Sunday night to walk to the Wal-Mart at Nolensville Pike and Harding Place.
Based on evidence at the crash scene detectives believe the suspect vehicle may be red or brown and have damage to the right front and passenger side.
Police urge anyone with information about the vehicle, the driver or the incident to call fatal crash investigators at 862-7738 or Crime Stoppers at 74-CRIME.