Nashville musician charged in connection with fatal crash

Published March 08, 2018

A Nashville musician was arrested Wednesday in connection with an October crash that killed a taxi driver in the Tennessee capital, police said.

Dallas Wayne Hendrix, 30, faces multiple charges, including vehicular homicide by recklessness, reckless endangerment by a motor vehicle and aggravated assault, the Tennessean reported.

NashVegas Cab driver Hizkias Woldegabrie, 55, was stopped at a traffic light in Nashville on Oct. 11 when Hendrix drove his Ford van into the cab, Metro Nashville Police said, according to Nashville's FOX 17.

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The taxi cab driven by Hizkias Woldegabrie, 55, who died in the Oct. 11 crash.  (Metro Nashville Police Department )

The crash caused Woldegabrie’s vehicle to roll over, killing the driver and injuring his passenger.

Hendrix and his passenger also were injured, the station reported.

On Wednesday, Hendrix posted $75,000 bond and was released from jail.