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Truck Driver Charged in Pedestrian Death

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Truck driver Troy Devitt turned himself Thursday after the Nashville district attorneys office recommended he be charged in connection to the death of a pedestrian in December.

On December 19, high school student Elena Zamora was walking in a crosswalk on Church Street when Devitt allegedly struck her. Devitts tractor trailer was turning right from Church Street onto Rosa L. Parks Boulevard. According to a press release sent out Thursday, Devitt said he didnt see Zamora walking.

Devitt was charged with failure to yield resulting in death and is scheduled to appear in court on June 12.

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