57-year-old mom killed while crossing Hermitage road with daughter


    (MGN Online)

    A mom was killed while crossing a road in Hermitage with her daughter.

    Doris Tyler McElroy, 57, was struck by a Mercedes SUV Wednesday night while trying to cross Old Hickory Boulevard.

    Metro Police say McElroy was walking with her 21-year-old daughter toward the Firestone when the mom was hit by an SUV.

    Police said McElroy and her daughter were not in a crosswalk and the area was poorly lit when the crash occurred. The mom was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where she died.

    The drive of the SUV, a 54-year-old from Mt. Juliet, isn't expected to face charges.

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