NASHVILLE, TN – The pedestrian victim of a fatal accident last Friday at the intersection of Nolensville Pike and Welshwood Drive has been identified by Nashville metro police, reports WKRN.
Authorities say the victim, 55-year-old Kenneth Sisco, was in a crosswalk at the Nolensville Pike and Welshwood Dr intersection, when he was hit and killed by a vehicle traveling northbound on Nolensville Pike. Sisco was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where he was declared deceased.
The driver, 31-year-old Shannon Mullen, reportedly displayed signs of intoxication to officers including red eyes and impaired balance. Police also said the suspect smelled of alcohol and performed at a level indicative of impairment in field sobriety tasks. A sample of Mullen’s blood for drug and alcohol analysis was drawn at Nashville General Hospital.
Mullen was charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication and booked into Metro jail on Saturday. As of Monday, Mullen had posted a $50,000 bond and remained free.
This is a developing story. If more details become available, we will update this blog.
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