Fatal hit-and-run

Fatal hit-and-run


HERMITAGE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Nashville Police have identified the pedestrian killed in an apparent hit-and-run in Hermitage. 

Through fingerprints, police identified the pedestrian as 36-year-old Alesha Starlet Netherton of Wilson County. Police say they believe she was hit by a black four-door sedan at Old Hickory Blvd. and Frist blvd. Sunday night at around 10 p.m. 

The car likely sustained damage to its front end, hood and windshield. 

A security guard was traveling north on Old Hickory Blvd. between Frist Blvd. and Andrew Jackson Parkway when he saw the car stopped in the middle of Old Hickory Blvd. facing south. The witness then made a U-turn at Andrew Jackson Parkway. 

When he got back to the location, the car was gone, but Netherton was found lying in the roadway with severe head trauma. 

Anyone with information about the black sedan should call Crime Stoppers. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.

This story is still developing. Stay with News4 on-air and online for updates. 

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