Man hit, killed by car in South Nashville; Murfreesboro Pike shut down

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Murfreesboro Road was shut down in both directions Monday night after a man was hit and killed by a car.

It happened just blocks south of Briley Parkway not far from the Nashville International Airport about 6:20 p.m.

Metro police told News 2 the victim, now identified as 40-year-old Kenneth Smith, was hit outside of a crosswalk while wearing dark clothing.

The female driver reportedly stopped and is cooperating with the investigation.

Police said there was no evidence of impairment on the driver’s part and charges are not anticipated.