Pedestrian struck and killed by semi truck in downtown Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham police have closed 10th Ave. S. at 10th St. S. down to 8th St. S as they work a fatal accident involving a pedestrian.

Birmingham Police tell WIAT 42 Reporter Parrish Alleman that a semi truck hit the man around 6 am. The driver tells police that the man was in the street and tried to climb aboard the truck.. that’s when the driver says he hit the victim.

This is an active scene that will take some time to process.

Drivers are asked to take an alternate route.

WIAT 42 will bring you the latest on this developing story as more information becomes available.

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