2 pedestrians killed when hit by car on I-65

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say two pedestrians were killed when they attempted to cross Interstate 65 in Williamson County and were struck by a vehicle.

According to WKRN-TV, the incident occurred around 11 p.m. Friday.

Officials say 20-year-old Jessica Coleman of Pulaski and 26-year-old Rodney Hatton of Columbia were walking from the median to the right shoulder when they were struck in the HOV lane by a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Amber Prater of Nashville.

Pater and a female passenger, who has not been identified, were injured in the accident. Their conditions have not been released.

No charges have been filed.

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