Police hope cab driver of hit-and-run victim comes forward

Livia Smith
Livia Smith, 32, was found dead near her east Nashville home in Feb. 2013.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police are still investigating the death of an east Nashville woman found lying in the roadway Wednesday morning.

The body of Livia Smith was found by a passing motorist just after 5 a.m. on Barclay Drive.

Metro police said Smith was last seen leaving an east Nashville bar in a yellow cab in the 5 Points neighborhood around 3 a.m.

Authorities believe the cab driver dropped her off a few blocks away from her home on Barclay Drive.

They are hoping the cab driver who picked Smith up from the bar might have more information and will come forward to help with the investigation.

The circumstances leading up to Smith’s death or why she was in the road has yet to be determined.

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