Nashville, TENNESSEE – Metro Police said the fatal accident occurred Friday morning.
It happened on McCrory Lane.
Metro Nashville Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.
The responding officers discovered that the 62-year-old driver of GMC Sierra truck veered off the right side of the roadway into an embankment.
Metro Police said the truck continued down the embankment and into a creek bed where it struck several large rocks and a small tree.
The 62-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment, where he later died.
He was later identified as James Cox Jr.
This incident remains under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.