Dickson County I-40 Fatal Pedestrian Crash

DICKSON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 40 westbound in Dickson County. 

The Tennessee Highway Patrol says 49-year-old Tony Kim was driving a 2017 Volvo TT west on I-40 around mile marker 178 when he hit a pedestrian standing in the middle of the lane. Kim's truck went off the roadway on the left side and hit a guardrail before coming to a stop on the Eastbound side.

Kim was wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision and was not injured. 

The pedestrian was later identified as 23-year-old Cierra Sutton from Dickson County. No charges will be filed in the case.


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