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Man Falls from Tour Van and Dies in Nashville, Tennessee


February 10, 2019

NASHVILLE, TN - Mypanhandle.com writes that a man from Okaloosa County has died in an accident. The victim was identified as Mr. Hernandez age 26. According to the news story, Hernandez was struck by a tour van after falling off of the vehicle’s running board.*

As the group was boarding the tour van, Hernandez approached the tour van and attempted to get into the van. The driver informed Hernandez that he did not belong on the vehicle. This caused an altercation to ensue between Hernandez and the van’s driver from Skokie, Illinois. Hernandez then asked the driver if he wanted to fight. The driver stated that he asked a passenger to shut the door and then the driver proceeded to drive out of the parking lot. 

Hernandez then climbed onto the running board of the trot van and tried again to open the vehicle door. The driver drove onto 4th Avenue. As the vehicle proceeded down 4th Avenue South, the victim fell off of the tour van and the van’s back tire ran him over. The driver continued to drive the vehicle and said that he did not know that the victim had been run over. 

After police found the driver and the passengers, they returned to the site of the accident to discuss the incident. Police reports indicate that the driver is cooperating with the investigation. Police do not believe that the driver of the van was under the influence or impaired at the time of the crash. 

Test results on Hernandez are pending and will determine whether the victim’s behavior was the result of drug or alcohol consumption. 

Leaving the scene of a fatal accident is illegal if the driver is aware that they struck someone with their vehicle. In some instances with large vehicles, may drivers claim that they were unaware that their vehicle had struck or run over a pedestrian. 

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Source:https://www.mypanhandle.com/news/okaloosa-county-man-killed-while-visiting-nashville/1684430585

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