Newton man killed while walking along Houston County highway

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Dothan (WTVY)-- A Newton man died while walking along a Houston County highway early Sunday.

Photo courtesy: MGN

Corporal Justin Vann of the Alabama State Troopers said 24-year old Joseph Tilghman was struck by a Jeep Cherokee on U.S. 84 in the Wicksburg area.

The Jeep's driver, 23-year old Casey Allen Dobbs of Enterprise, received treatment for minor injuries. .

Tilghman became the second pedestrian killed in Houston County this weekend. A New York woman died Friday night while trying to cross U.S. 231 south in Dothan.