Man dies after being struck by car on I-459

By: Denise Bradberry Email
By: Denise Bradberry Email

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama state troopers say a pedestrian
has been killed after being struck by a car while walking along
Interstate 459 in Irondale, a community near Birmingham.

Troopers said 32-year-old Christopher Cope of Leeds man was hit
by a vehicle near mile marker 29. The accident occurred at about
1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

No charges were filed against the driver from South Carolina.

Troopers are handling the investigation.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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