UPDATE: Man Hit by a Dumptruck on Barfield-Crescent Road

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A Nashville man was hit by a dump truck on Barfield-Crescent Road. Twenty-year old Fredrico Martinez, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, was walking westbound on Barfield-Crescent when he walked in front of the dump truck, traveling in the opposite direction. Investigators say the driver was unable to avoid hitting Martinez. He was taken by Lifeflight to Vanderbilt Medical Center. The T-H-P continues to investigate the accident.

Source information (From the Highway Patrol):

Date: 10-25-14
Hwy: Barfield Crescent Rd near Round Rock Drive
Rutherford County
Vehicle 1: 1986 GMC Dump truck
driver: Robert Dean Wrather
From: Murfreesboro, TN
Age: 58
Not Injured
Seatbelt: yes
Pedestrian: Fredrico Rafael Martinez
From: Murfreesboro, TN
Age: 20
Injured: yes, Life Flight to Vandy
Preliminary Incident Description: The pedestrian was walking along the shoulder of the right side or westbound side of Barfield Crescent Road. The driver of vehicle 1 was traveling eastbound on Barfield Cresent Road when the pedestrian for unknown reasons entered onto Barfield Crescent Road directly into the oncoming path of vehicle 1. The driver of vehicle 1 was unable to take any evasive actions to avoid the pedestrian. The pedestrian was then struck by the vehicle and was transported via Life Flight to Vanderbilt. This incident remains under investigation.
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