Man killed while attempting to cross highway in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT)- A pedestrian was killed Friday night on Highway 78 near Bankhead Highway and Cherry Avenue.

Birmingham Police spokesperson Lt. Sean Edwards confirmed to WIAT 42 News that officials got the call of the incident around 11:10 p.m. Edwards says the man was attempting to cross the road when he was struck by a vehicle.

The driver remained at the location and was questioned by police. No charges are expected to be filed.


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