Driver dies in 4-vehicle crash on Charlotte Pike in West Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 45-year-old man died in a four-vehicle crash Friday afternoon in West Nashville.

Metro police said it happened at 12:50 p.m. at the intersection of Charlotte and Old Charlotte pikes.

A preliminary investigation reportedly showed the driver a tanker truck was stopped at the red light in the left turn lane to Interstate 40 East.

Police said a Ford Fusion and Honda Civic were behind the tanker truck when, for unknown reasons, David Lee Black entered the turn lane, sideswiped both cars, and then collided with the back of the tanker.

Black, of White House, died at the scene. No other drivers or passengers were injured.

According to authorities, everyone was wearing their seatbelts, and there was no evidence of drug or alcohol involvement.