NASHVILLE (WSMV) - Just one day following the mural being painted in Music City, vehicles driving over top have left their mark.

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As you drive through the area, you will see drivers have spun their vehicle tires over top of the yellow paint laid on the road.

News4 reached out to the artists and they say they're not surprised, realizing it was always a possibility.

"It's a little disheartening but living in Nashville and knowing some of our neighbors, I'm not very shocked that it happened" organizer Brenda Ross said.

Thaxton Waters, who was the lead artist said,

"I didn't expect it to happen so fast but I think it adds to the narrative because we we're symbolically saying black lives matter, somebody is physically saying no you do not." 

Organizers say they are putting a plan in place to repair the damage. If you would like to help clean the mural, you can visit the link here

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Blake was born and raised in Central Ohio where he began working in TV broadcast in 2011 before moving into morning radio. Blake joined the WSMV team in October 2019. Any news stories and ideas can be sent directly to blake.summers@wsmv.com

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