CLARKSVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Clarksville city street department worker was killed Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident involving a tractor-trailer.

According to the city, the worker was a man in his 30s, and was on-duty around 10:45 a.m. at the corner of Riverside Drive and College Street when he was struck by the tractor-trailer turning from Riverside Drive onto College Street.

The victim died at the scene. He has not been identified.

Police said the driver of the tractor-trailer did not stop.

Kentucky State Police and Clarksville Police located the truck and driver in Beechmont, KY.

The trailer has been brought back to Tennessee for processing by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Police are working to interview the driver, whose identity has not been released.

"It's a sad day for us at the City of Clarksville," Mayor Joe Pitts said in a news release. "We lost a valued member of our employee family, and someone lost a husband, a son and a father. We are all full of grief today."

Police ask that anyone with information about the crash or any witnesses to contact Officer Larry Harris at 931-648-0656, ext. 5251, call the Tipsline at 931-645-8477 or submit a tip anonymously by clicking here.

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