Nashville Motorcyclist Dies In Sunday Morning Collision

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Police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a Sunday morning collision as a 51-year-old Nashville man. 

Roger Dansby, of Joseph Avenue, was riding his 2015 Victory motorcycle eastbound on Elm Hill Pike when it crashed with a 2007 Chevrolet Impala that was turning left on to Spence Lane, said the Metro Nashville Police Department in a news release. The wreck happened just after midnight. 

Dansby was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he died. 

Carol Baker, 48, who was driving the car, told police that she did not see any oncoming traffic at the intersection and turned left on a green light. She was not injured in the crash. 

Police are investigating who had the right of way in the intersection. There was no evidence of alcohol or drug involvement. 

Reach Holly Meyer at or 615-259-8241 and on Twitter @HollyAMeyer. 

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