Nashville, TN – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 7 a.m. Saturday.

It happened in the 1300 block of S. Dickerson Pike.

MNPD officials said the 17-year-old was driving a Toyota Camry when the vehicle left the roadway and hit a utility pole.

The 52-year-old victim was reportedly riding in the back seat.

He suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was later identified as Francisco Camaja-Taperia.

Metro Police said the 17-year-old admitted to drinking earlier. 

The 17-year-old driver is now charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication, vehicular assault, and driving without a license.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.