UPDATED @ 6:10 PM BREAKING NEWS: FATALITY Pedestrian Struck By Motor Vehicle In AshfordRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jul 15 2014 4:44 PM
ASHFORD: Ashford Police, fire and Rescue along with Houston County Sheriff Department are on the scene of a pedestrian struck by a motor vehicle. The scene location is on Highway 84 East near the Inland Station.
At this time the east bound lanes of Highway 84 from the Inland Station to County Road 33 is closed due to the accident.
Matt Boster is responding and we will update.
UPDATED @ 4:53 PM
Units on the scene have called for Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd to respond tot he scene.
Alabama State Troopers and Gordon Police Officer Todd Partin on the scene assisting with the accident.
UPDATED @ 6:10 PM
The victim has not been identified but was struck by a SUV heading East bound. Ashford Police are handling the investgation with the help of the Alabama State Troopers. Houston County Carnor Robert Byrd had arrived on the scene and has removed the body of the male victim. The roadway is being cleaned up and will reopen shortly.
Traffic was slowed in the area due to the West bound lanes being turned into a two lane road.