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Officials Identify Pedestrian Struck by RV on U.S. 31 in Alabama


February 18, 2019

LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL. – Officials have identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an RV on U.S. Highway 31 in Alabama, according to an online news story reported by enewscourier.com. The pedestrian was a 19-year-old resident of Hartselle, Alabama. It is still not clear what caused the accident.*

At approximately 9:10 p.m. on February 9, a call came in to Morgan County Central Dispatch from the driver of an RV who reported that he had hit something on the U.S. 31 causeway in Limestone County, Alabama. The driver did not know what he hit at the time but said he was traveling on the causeway and struck something. 

Authorities responded to the scene and spoke with the RV driver, who had pulled over and was parked on the shoulder of Alabama Highway 20. Officers believed from inspecting the outside of the RV that the driver had struck a pedestrian. Officers then went to the area where the accident occurred and discovered a man lying partially in the water under the causeway. 

The Limestone County Coroner’s Office has now identified the victim as a 19-year-old man from Hartselle. It is not clear where Stout was walking when the accident occurred. Police said the collision took place in the northbound lanes of U.S. 31. 

The RV driver has still not been identified, and authorities have not reported whether he will be charged. The Decatur Police Department said he is a resident of Fayetteville, Tennessee. The cause of the accident is still not known. Authorities are continuing to investigate, and they have not released additional information at this time. 

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Source:https://www.enewscourier.com/news/local_news/pedestrian-hit-by-rv-id-d/article_fc81bf44-2e23-11e9-bffb-8b61989a29fa.html

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