CUP Graduate Fatally Shot in Nashville While Driving to Work as Nurse in ICU Unit
According to a published article on Tennessean, 26-year-old Caitlyn Kaufman was shot and killed while driving on I-440 West on her way to work at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Caitlyn was a nurse in the intensive care unit where she treated COVID-19 patients.
A Metro Nashville police officer discovered Caitlyn in her SUV when he stopped around 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 3, to investigate why her vehicle was parked on the right shoulder of I-440W, believing it was a single-vehicle crash, according to police.
She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the incident occurred between 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The shooting is under investigation.
Caitlyn, a native of Chicora in Butler County, graduated in 2016 from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and was a member of the women’s swimming and diving program.
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