Pedestrian Killed by Vehicle in Eight Mile, Alabama


February 21, 2019

EIGHT MILE, AL. – According to an online news report published by wkrg.com, a pedestrian was killed by a vehicle in Eight Mile, Alabama. Little information about the incident has been reported at this time, and officials have not released the identity of the victim or the driver of the vehicle.* 

The accident happened during the nighttime hours of February 17, but it is not clear precisely what time. Sometime before 9 p.m. that day, a pedestrian was walking on Lott Road in Eight Mile and was struck by a vehicle in the area of the roadway near Spice Pond Road and Valhalla Drive . The make and model of the vehicle were not provided in reports. 

Reports did not say where in the road the pedestrian was walking at the time. It is unclear if the victim was on the side of the roadway or attempting to walk across the street when the crash happened. Alabama State Troopers responding to the accident did not indicate how or why the accident happened. 

The pedestrian was severely injured in the collision and tragically died. The victim’s age, name, and area of residence have not been released at this time. 

Authorities have also not identified the driver of the vehicle. It does not appear the driver or anyone else in the vehicle was injured. Alabama State Troopers have not said whether the driver will be charged in connection with the accident. The investigation into the case is ongoing, and Troopers will report further information at a later time. 

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Source:https://www.wkrg.com/news/mobile-county/breaking-reports-of-pedestrian-hit-on-lott-road-troopers-on-scene/1790796636

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