Police seek hit-and-run driver involved in pedestrian death

Friday, February 4, 2011 at 4:41pm
Staff reports

Metro police are looking for the driver of a black Nissan Maxima following a fatal hit-and-run incident Tuesday evening in the 2100 block of Buena Vista Pike.

Witnesses told police the Maxima hit Edward Jennings, 50, after he ran onto Buena Vista Pike around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. The driver didn’t stop and drove on westbound toward Clarksville Pike.

Jennings, of Hydesdale Lane, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died Wednesday.   

Police urge anyone with information about the Maxima or its driver to call fatal crash investigators at 862-7738.