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1 dead, 3 seriously injured following stolen vehicle crash at the intersection of 40th Avenue North and Albion Street

Nashville, TENNESSEE – Police officials said the fatal hit-and-run crash occurred right after 8 p.m. Sunday night.

It happened at the intersection of 40th Avenue North and Albion Street.

MNPD officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle crash.

The responding officers discovered that the unidentified driver of a stolen Hyundai Genesis was traveling north on 40th Avenue North at a high rate of speed.

As the stolen vehicle approached Albion Street, Chevrolet Malibu crossed 40th Avenue North on Albion Street.

The hit-and-run driver was reportedly seen by a witness exiting the vehicle and walking away from the scene. He is described as a young black man with the first name of James.

The 17-year-old female passenger of the Hyundai suffered serious injuries and was take n to a hospital for treatment.

The 41-year-old passenger of the Chevrolet Malibu, later identified as Lasundra Rice, suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital where she later died.

The 40-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Malibu, Petrie Rice, and a rear passenger, Christopher Bennett, both suffered serious injuries.

The Hyundai was reported stolen on April 23 from a sports bar in the 1300 block of Bell Road. The keys had been left in the car.