Driver hit, killed after running out of gas on I-24 in Murfreesboro

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – A driver who ran out of gas on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro was hit and killed as he walked to get help.

It happened just before 4 a.m. in the eastbound lanes near Medical Center Parkway.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol told News 2 the man and was with a woman when their car ran out of gas while driving. The man left the car and started walking down the interstate for help.

The man was then hit by another car. The driver of that car reported to the THP he didn’t see him before the accident happened.

The man died at the scene. His identity has yet to be released.

Further details weren’t immediately known.