Springfield man hit and killed on Dickerson Pike

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Subway Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident after a vehicle struck and killed a 43-year-old man walking along Dickerson Pike.

Metro Police say Anthony Pompa, 43, of Springfield, was walking on the east side of Dickerson Pike when he was hit by an unknown black vehicle. Officers said the force of the accident caused Pompa to crash into another unoccupied vehicle before being found by a passerby.

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Metro Police said the 43-year-old was taken to Skyline Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Authorities say the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run accident does not have a passenger-side mirror.

According to Metro police, Pompa was wearing dark-colored clothing and was not in a crosswalk at the time of the crash. Investigators are working to locate video of the crash as no witnesses were at the scene.

No other information was immediately released.

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