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Pedestrian Struck and Killed Saturday on I-40 East Near Fesslers Lane


An unidentified male pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday at 1:10 a.m. on I-40 East near Fesslers Lane.

The preliminary investigation shows that the man, who was white and wearing black pants and a black shirt, was apparently walking on the interstate when he was struck by the driver of a Chevrolet Traverse. The driver stopped and called police. No charges are anticipated against him.

The pedestrian, who died at the scene, did not have any identification on his person. Fingerprint analysis is being conducted to identify him. Anyone with information about his identify is asked to call the Department of Emergency Communications at 615-862-8600.