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Tractor-Trailer Runs Over Nashville Man Sleeping Under Tractor-Trailer at Gas Station

A man is dead after a tractor-trailer ran over him at a gas station in South Nashville.

The incident occurred at around 4 a.m. Saturday in an alley behind the Shell station, where the tractor-trailer was parked, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. The driver told police that he felt a bump when he moved the rig forward and then found the victim dead.

Police believe the man was sleeping between the 2nd and 3rd axles of the tractor trailer, before being run over.

The victim’s body went to the medical examiner’s office where officials are working to identify him through fingerprints.

No charges are anticipated.



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