SMYRNA, TN. (WSMV) - Police arrested a 68-year-old man for a deadly hit-and-run crash in Smyrna on Thursday afternoon.
Police took Ruben Buenrostro Contreras, of Smyrna, to the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
The arrest of Contreras comes after emergency teams were called to the area of Rocky Fork Almaville Road and Morton Lane for a crash involving several vehicles around 5 p.m.
Witnesses told police that a vehicle had left the area before them showing up.
One person involved in the crash was transported to TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, where police said that person later died.
Police said they had located the vehicle used in the crash and thanked the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance with this case.