NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A woman is accused of hitting and killing a 61-year-old man in a wheelchair crossing the street in Nashville on Sunday night.
Edward Kendell, of Murfreesboro Pike was in his wheelchair and was crossing on Dickerson Pike near Duke Street around 9:30 p.m. Police said Kendell was hit by a Jeep Latitude and rushed to Skyline Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
Police said 22-year-old Kelly Obrien, of Decatur, IL, was driving the Jeep Latitude, got out of the vehicle, and fled the scene.
Police said Obrien showed up at night court early Monday morning, surrendered to officers, and admitted to being the driver of the Jeep Latitude.
Obrien was charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death. She was released on a $4,000 bond.