Man hit and killed by Skaggs tour bus

June 17, 2006 at 5:34 PM

NASHVILLE, June 17 (UPI) -- A man was hit and killed after walking onto Interstate 24 in front of a tour bus carrying bluegrass star Ricky Skaggs, the Nashville Tennessean reported.

Tennessee Highway Patrol officials said the man had been walking from the site of the Bonnaroo music festival, apparently coming from the direction of Manchester Tenn. The Tennessean reported that he apparently hopped a chain-link fence before near mile marker 113 before walking onto the highway.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials on Friday night had not yet identified the man or found anyone he may have been traveling with.

The THP said the accident was not the fault of the bus driver.

Related UPI Stories
Topics: Ricky Skaggs
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Jennifer Lawrence pens essay on Hollywood sexism: I didn't want to seem 'difficult'
'Law & Order: SVU' will air Duggar-inspired episode
Chrissy Teigen is pregnant with her first child
Emilia Clarke named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive for 2015
9 politicians who've been asked to stop using an artist's song