Name of Pedestrian Killed in Murfreesboro Released

Sep 06, 2023 at 05:25 pm by WGNS News


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The pedestrian who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on August 31, 2023 in Murfreesboro has been identified as 54-year-old Troy Chaffin of Rockvale. Scroll down to continue reading. 


Prior to police being dispatched to the incident, dispatch received multiple 911 calls about a man who was jumping in front of vehicles around 10:25 p.m. this past Wednesday night.

The preliminary investigation revealed Mr. Chaffin was walking inbound in the outbound lanes near the 2900 block of S. Church St. and was jumping in front of vehicles, according to the MPD. Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told WGNS on Wednesday, “He was hit in the middle lane by the driver of a Ford F150.  Chaffin was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

Murfreesboro Police confirmed, "The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing."


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