1 killed in crash with TDOT truck at busy South Nashville intersection

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – One person was killed in a crash with a Tennessee Department of Transportation truck at a busy South Nashville intersection Thursday.

It happened before 4 p.m. just south of the intersection of Old Hickory Boulevard and Nolensville Road.

According to TDOT, the driver of a Nissan Sentra apparently had some type of medical emergency and crossed the center line, colliding with the agency’s Ford Explorer.

Metro police reported 52-year-old Hong Thai, of South Nashville, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died.

TDOT Spokeswoman B.J. Doughty says the employees are shaken up but okay. They were treated for their minor injuries at Southern Hills Medical Center.

Metro police said the TDOT workers had been doing survey work in the area.

Additional information was not immediately released.