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Crash alert: Driver charged in death of motorcyclist

by Ponce Law | August 5th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – A truck driver is facing charges in connection with a crash that killed a motorcyclist on Briley Parkway last month, according to a report by WSMV.

This is an update to a previous story.

Police said 63-year-old David Hayden of Calhoun, Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant charging him with vehicular homicide by recklessness.

According to investigators, Hayden was driving a tractor-trailer north on Briley Parkway July 10 when he missed an exit to Interstate 24 and stopped on the roadway. 35-year-old Roderick Left of Madison was riding a Suzuki motorcycle and crashed into the back of Hayden’s truck. Left was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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