CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A motorcyclist was killed in a suspected hit-and-run collision in Clarksville early Saturday morning.
It happened near the intersection of Tiny Town Road and Cainlo Drive around 5 a.m.
Clarksville police reported an officer found the motorcyclist, identified as 29-year-old Jeremy Halstead, after the crash and was unable to find a pulse.
Halstead was pronounced dead at Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville.
Officers reportedly detained a driver of a red truck believed to be involved with the crash at another location.
That man, 24-year-old Joseph Karnes, is charged with leaving the scene of an injury accident and vehicular homicide.
Clarksville police believe alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. Test results are pending from a blood draw done by search warrant.