Teen killed in Joelton crash - WSMV Channel 4

Teen killed in Joelton crash

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A 16-year-old died after crashing on Whites Creek Pike in the Joelton area late Saturday.

The wreck happened at about 11:15 p.m.

According to Metro police, the victim, Matthew Waller of Madison, was traveling south on Whites Creek Pike when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the roadway and struck a tree.

Waller died at Vanderbilt Medical Center, according to police.

Metro Police Capt. Kenneth Walburn said that speed was a factor in the crash.

Police said in a news release that there was no evidence of drug or alcohol involvement at the scene.

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