Man Killed Wednesday Night After Jumping Into S. Church St. Traffic

Aug 31, 2023 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A pedestrian was hit and killed while darting into South Church Street traffic around 10:25PM Wednesday (8/30/2023) night. Click Here for the UPDATED news article regarding the S. Church St. incident. 

The preliminary investigation shows the driver of a 2019 Ford F150 was traveling outbound near the 2900 block of S. Church Street when the man walking inbound was struck in the middle lane.  The unidentified man, wearing dark clothing and shoes, was pronounced dead on the scene. 


John Doe is described as a white man with graying hair, who appears to be between 50 and 60 years old, 5’8” tall and weighing around 180 lbs.

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center received multiple 911 calls about a man, currently listed as a John Doe, jumping in front of vehicles.

Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) investigators are attempting to identify the deceased male who was hit by a truck.  

If you know of someone who is missing and matches this description, contact Murfreesboro Police at 615-893-1311.


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