Man fatally struck in hit and run on I-65 S before 6th Ave exit Thursday night

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE FRIDAY NOON: The Jefferson County Coroner identified the man fatally struck in a hit and run Thursday night. Coroner Yates identified the victim as 62-year-old Roderick Wayne Water of Birmingham. He was killed when he was hit by a motor vehicle that reportedly left the scene.


Lanes on I-65 South were temporarily closed after a man was struck and killed by a vehicle on Thursday, according to Lt. Sean Edwards.

A black male in his 60s was found on I-65 at 6th Avenue North. He was pronounced dead around 9:30 p.m.

WIAT will continue to bring you updates as more information becomes available.

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