45-year-old homeless man hit, killed in busy East Nashville intersection

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 45-year-old man, believed to be homeless, died after he was hit by a truck in a busy East Nashville intersection Wednesday night.

The crash happened around 7:10 p.m. at East Trinity Lane and Dickerson Pike.

Metro police said the pedestrian, identified as Josh Strong, was pronounced dead once authorities arrived.

Investigators determined the pickup truck was traveling south on Dickerson Pike when the man ran into the roadway, crossing from east to west.

The driver stayed on the scene and told police he was unable to avoid hitting the man. No charges were filed against the driver.