Bicyclist from Aliceville dies after being hit by 18-wheeler in Birmingham

Bicyclist from Aliceville dies after being hit by 18-wheeler in Birmingham
Bicyclist hit, killed in Birmingham (Source: WBRC)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities have identified a bicyclist hit and killed by an 18-wheeler Friday evening.

The Jefferson County Coroner said the victim is Franklin Bradford Prude of Aliceville. He was 56.

The accident happened in the 3rd Avenue North and 24th Street North area near the downtown post office.

Authorities say Prude was traveling south down 24th Street North when he was struck and killed by the 18-wheeler.

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