Driver killed in South Nashville crash - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Driver killed in South Nashville crash

Posted: Updated:
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A driver is dead after an early morning crash on 8th Avenue South in South Nashville.

An SUV collided with a building near Douglas Avenue just after 5 a.m. Saturday.

Metro police tell Channel 4 News Christopher Sexton, 31, of Glen Echo Road, was killed.  

Investigators said his passenger, Beth Robertson, 33, of Glen Echo Road, was critically injured and rushed to Vanderbilt for treatment.

Police said Sexton was driving a 1999 Toyota 4-Runner south on 8th Avenue when the vehicle left the roadway and collided with the building.

Officers said Sexton was pronounced dead at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

There was no evidence of alcohol at the scene of the crash, investigators said.

It is not yet known why the 4-Runner left the roadway.

The building, which houses a custom furniture and decorating business, appeared to have structural damage.

The business was closed Saturday while crews inspected the damage. It was expected to reopen Monday, according to workers.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
KTRE logo

KTRE

358 TV Road,
Pollok TX 75969

FCC Public File
publicfile@ktre.com
936-853-8639
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTRE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.