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Woman killed after being hit by dump truck

by Ponce Law | June 17th, 2020

NASHVILLE, T.N. – A woman was killed after being hit by a dump truck in the West End on Tuesday afternoon, WKRN reports.

31-year-old Ruonan Yao was crossing West End Avenue in a crosswalk when she was hit by a truck turning left onto 31st Avenue South. Yao was a graduate student at Vanderbilt University. She was rushed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and later died of her injuries.

The District Attorney’s Office is still determining whether or not charges will be filed.

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