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Freddie Ivey II

Freddie's Story

 

DOD: June 11, 2017

From a metro press release, the pedestrian killed on June 11, 2017 at 1 a.m. on Old Hickory Boulevard near Gallatin Pike in Madison is identified as Freddie Ivey II, 45, who was homeless.  The preliminary investigation indicates that Ivey and a second pedestrian, J. D. Cox, 42, who is homeless, were in the roadway when they were struck by an eastbound 2013 Kia Optima driven by Tracey Murphy, 45, of Hendersonville. Murphy reported that she did not see the men prior to the collision. There are no street lights in the area which was extremely dark at the time of the crash. Ivey died at the scene. Cox was transported to Skyline Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Ivey and Cox were not in a crosswalk.  During an interview, Cox, was unable to provide officers with additional information.  There was no evidence of impairment on the part of Murphy. The investigation continues.  

 

How he Was Lost

Ivey and a second pedestrian, J. D. Cox, were in the roadway when they were struck by an eastbound 2013 Kia Optima driven by Tracey Murphy, 45, of Hendersonville.