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Man struck and killed while sitting in road identified

Man struck and killed
Man struck and killed(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 11:04 AM CDT
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IRONDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities have identified a man who was hit and killed early Sunday morning in Irondale.

The victim has been identified as Enrique Edward Millan Jr. He was 29.

At 3:12 a.m., Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Queenstown Road and Alabama Boulevard on reports that a man was sitting in the middle of the roadway. A few moments later, deputies said a second call was received from a woman stating she had struck a person who was sitting in the middle of the roadway at that location.

Deputies arrived on scene to find Millan, who had been hit by a gray Honda Civic.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s START Team is investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident.

During the investigation, it was discovered that the driver of the Civic, the 31-year-old woman, was intoxicated. Deputies said she was taken into custody and is being charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. Additional charges are possible, pending the results of the investigation.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, you are asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450.

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