Young man identified in deadly motorcycle crash along Old Hickory Boulevard

(FOX 17 News)

Metro Police said a 24-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a Hermitage crash on Tuesday morning.

The crash killed Dustin Yates and happened about 7:45 a.m. Tuesday morning at Old Hickory Boulevard and Central Pike. Police said a motorcycle and SUV collided near Burning Tree Apartments when the SUV was attempting to turn left onto Old Hickory Blvd.

Yates died at the scene after colliding with the driver's side of the SUV, and the driver of the SUV was not injured. Officers said preliminary cause of the crash appeared to be the SUV driver failing to yield to the motorcyclist.

Metro Nashville Police said there was no evidence of drug or alcohol use at the scene.

This is a developing news story and will be updated.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off