One killed, one hospitalized in pedestrian accident

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Two pedestrians were struck in the 100 block of 4th Court North early Wednesday morning.

Both pedestrians were transported to UAB, one of which was pronounced dead at 5:04 a.m. The victim was 59-year-old Frederick Goins Threets.

Birmingham Police responded to the scene. The make and model of the car that hit the pedestrians is unknown, as is a description of the driver. The driver of the vehicle was traveling east on 4th Court North in Birmingham.

Police are not sure who had the right of way in this situation. The vehicle did not stop.

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