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Nashville, Tenn --Troy Devitt says he never saw a 17 year old girl in front of him when he took a right turn off Church street onto Rosa Parks Boulevard.

Devitt's truck collided with Hume Fogg Junior Elena Zamora, 17, who was in the process of crossing Rosa Parks..

  "I don't know what happened.  I was taking a turn and all of a sudden someone told me to stop and there was a woman underneath my drive," said Devitt who also had a message for Zamora's family.

"My heart goes out.  I'm sorry,"

Zamora died not long after and the crash closed off part of downtown Nashville for hours Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses tell police that Zamora was in the crosswalk at the time and the light on Church as green for Devitt.

At that specific intersection that would have meant the crossing signal was also a go for Zamora to cross.

A Public Works official tells Fox 17 that's the set up at crosswalks all across Nashville and it's up to the driver to yield when making a turn.

Police spokesperson Don Aaron says it has yet to be determined whether Devitt will face charges or not.

"The investigation is centering on whether he failed to yield to the pedestrian.  there are indications from witnesses that he did," said Aaron.

Devitt was transporting electronic equipment to Certified Communications Solutions.

That business is located not far from the accident site.