Driver who fled Tennessee crash shows up at police station

Published 11:45 am Tuesday, December 3, 2019

NASHVILLE (AP) — Police in Tennessee say a motorist who fled the scene of a crash that killed two people on Thanksgiving later showed up at a police station.

Metropolitan Nashville Police say 26-year-old David G. Torres’ pickup truck collided with a car Thursday evening.

Police say in a news release that Torres showed up with an attorney Sunday at a police station but did not answer questions. Officers executed a search warrant for Torres’ DNA. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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Police say the truck hit the passenger side of the car, sending it through a fence and into a tree.

Tennessee State University says the victims were 26-year-old Vybhav Gopisetty and 23-year-old Judy Stanley, both graduate students from India pursuing food science degrees.