A DeKalb County man died in a pedestrian accident on Interstate 40 in Wilson County near the Smith County line at around 5:45 p.m.on Friday, June 13.
Dead is 58 year old Gary A. Bouldin of Smithville.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2013 Dodge CVN Minivan, driven by 36 year old Amanda Hagler of Waverly, was traveling east on I-40 in the left lane near the 249 mile marker when a pedestrian (Bouldin) entered the eastbound lanes of I-40 from the south shoulder. The vehicle collided with Bouldin in the left lane and drove off the left shoulder into the median coming to final rest. The pedestrian (Bouldin) came to final rest in the middle of lane 1 on the east bound lane.
Bouldin was taken by ground ambulance to UMC Medical Center in Lebanon.
Three passengers were in the vehicle with Hagler but none of them were injured.
The accident was investigated by Trooper Tracy White