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Rollover crash kills cab driver in downtown Nashville

Deadly rollover crash kills one person in downtown Nashville (Fox 17 News)

Metro Nashville Police said a cab driver was killed in a rollover crash in downtown Nashville on Wednesday.

According to police, Hizkias Woldegabriel, 55, was killed in the crash near 2nd Avenue South and Peabody Street. MNPD said a Ford van hit his minivan cab from behind while he was stopped at a traffic light.

A passenger in the taxi and the two persons in the Ford van were taken to the hospital. Woldegabriel drove for NashVegas Cab.

Metro Police said the intersections of 1st Ave South and Peabody Street, and 2nd Ave South and Peabody Street were closed.

Crews on the scene said it looked like a taxi might have been involved in the crash.

Police have not given any additional information about the people involved or their conditions.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with the latest information available.

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