RV Hits Pedestrian on Highway 31 in Limestone County, Alabama
LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL. – As reported online in a news story from waff.com, an RV hit a pedestrian on Highway 31 in Limestone County, Alabama. The pedestrian, who has not been identified, died as a result of the accident. Authorities are still investigating.*
The accident occurred in the late evening on February 9 on Highway 31 in Limestone County. An RV that was traveling north on Highway 31 reportedly ran into a pedestrian. It is not clear if the pedestrian was walking in a northbound lane or if the pedestrian was trying to cross the highway at the time.
Reports did not indicate where on the highway the incident happened; Reports did not name a mile marker or any cross streets. It took place somewhere in the annexed area of Decatur, Alabama. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries from the accident and died. If is not clear if the pedestrian died at the scene of the accident or at a hospital.
The Limestone County Coroner has not yet released the pedestrian’s name. It is not clear if officials have been able to notify next-of-kin.
The driver of the RV has not been identified. It is not clear how many people were traveling in the RV at the time, but it does not appear that anyone in the vehicle was injured.
Alabama authorities are investigating the collision and have not yet identified a cause. They did not report on whether any factors, like distraction or alcohol, might have contributed to the accident. The investigating is still underway, and authorities have not released further information to the media at this time.
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