Victim identified; FedEx driver detained after fatal crash on I-59 in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham police say a FedEx driver has been detained after a man was hit and killed on I-59 south at the Roebuck exit.
Authorities say this accident happened around 12:25 p.m. on Thursday. Officers arrived on scene and discovered the body of 33-year-old Euriticulus De Shawn Williams near the interstate guardrail.
Williams was working with a crew hired to clean litter from the interstate when he was struck.
Witnesses identified the vehicle that left the scene as a white FedEx van.
Police say around 12:50 p.m. officers spotted the vehicle on Gadsden Highway. After executing a traffic stop, a female driver was taken into custody.
The circumstances surrounding this incident is under investigation.
We will update this story when more information becomes available.
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