Man killed after being hit by car on Sam Ridley Parkway

(Photo: WKRN)

SMYRNA, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 58-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a car on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna.

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. in the westbound lanes.

The victim, identified as Anthony Mijares, was taken to TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police said their preliminary investigation shows alcohol was not a factor.

The 20-year-old driver, who was not injured, remained on the scene to speak with authorities.

The investigation continues.

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