69-year-old man hit, killed by car in Nashville

Metro police cruiser

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 69-year-old man died after he was hit by a car Friday on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard at Garfield Street.

According to police, Fred Idlebird was crossing the road shortly after 5 p.m. when he was struck by a northbound Kia SUV.

Authorities said there was no indication of alcohol or drug involvement.

They say Idlebird was wearing dark clothing and, although he was in a crosswalk, he likely entered the street against a “don’t walk” pedestrian signal.

No charges have been placed against the driver at this time.

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