UPDATE: The Clarksville Police Department has a suspect in custody in regards to this incident. There will be charges. We will continue to update the information.There is no further information at this time.
The Clarksville Police Department responded to an accident involving a pedestrian on Tylertown Road near Roscommon Way this morning.
According to a police report, a citizen walking on Tylertown in route to work discovered the pedestrian’s body at 5:11 a.m. this morning. Officers arrived on scene and determined that the individual was struck by a vehicle which had left the scene.
The CPD’s FACT team was called out to work the accident but there are no witnesses and and no suspect(s) leads at this time. The roadway was shut down from the time of the call until 9:50 a.m. The deceased subject was a white male and was in the military.
The lead investigator is Officer Larry Harris. There is no further information at this time. The CPD is requesting assistance from public. If anyone has any information in regards to the vehicle that struck the individual and left the scene, please call officer Larry Harris at 931-614-5649 or the Crime Stopper TIPS hotline at 931-645-TIPS (8477).