Police identify teenage boy killed in motorcycle crash in Green Hills area

The teenagers lost control of their motorcycle and struck a guardrail on Caldwell Lane.
Two teenagers crashed on a motorcycle in Nashville, killing one of them and injuring the other.
Published: Jun. 9, 2023 at 5:51 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2023 at 7:28 AM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A 17-year-old boy is dead following a motorcylce crash late Thursday night in the Green Hills area, according to Metro Nashville police.

Police say the driver of a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle, Parker Glynn Nugent, was driving north on General Bate Drive when the motorcycle didn’t stop at the intersection with Caldwell Lane.

Nugent laid the motorcycle on its side and slide through the intersection into a guardrail, MNPD said. A teenage girl riding on the back of the motorcycle sustained minor injuries.

Police say Nugent was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he later died. There were no signs of impairment at the scene of the crash, police added.