Victim identified: pedestrian struck by car airlifted to Nashville

Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 4:13 PM CDT
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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A pedestrian was airlifted to Nashville after being hit by a car near Shoney’s restaurant Wednesday afternoon.

The woman, Lavinia Meriweather, 52, was attempting to cross Wilma Rudolph Boulevard and walked in front of a 2020 Ford F-350 being driven by Arthur Cover, 62, of Cookville. Meriwether was flown to Nashville by life-flight helicopter and is reported in stable condition. 

Meriwether was not in a crosswalk and this is still an ongoing investigation and no other information is available for release.

Investigator Nemeth with the Clarksville Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team is the lead investigator.  Anyone with information is asked to please contact him at (931) 648-0656 ext. 5350.

This is a developing story.