Metro Nashville Police have charged a man for his connection in a fatal July crash that killed a pedestrian.
A grand jury indictment was returned on Kevin Messer, 49, on vehicular homicide charges by recklessness for role in a July 14 crash in the 3900 block of Apache trail, that killed Kentarius Carpenter, 31, of Memphis.
According to a Metro Nashville Police release, excessive speed was a contributing factor in the wreck.
Messer was driving a Ford Focus east on Apache trail when police say he struck Carpenter who was attempting to cross the roadway.
Already jailed on unrelated charges, is being held in lieu of $100,000 bond, the release said.
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