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Pedestrian killed after being struck by Birmingham Police car

Person hit and killed by Birmingham Police cruiser
Published: Jan. 16, 2022 at 3:01 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 17, 2022 at 8:18 AM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Birmingham Police say they are investigating after a person was hit by a police cruiser and killed on Saturday night.

The victim has been identified by the Jefferson County Coroner, as 19-year-old Ricardo Morales Cuin.

Authorities say the Cuin was struck just after 11:00 p.m. on Tarrant Huffman Road and Airport Boulevard.

Police say the victim was in the roadway when he was struck. The officer called for medical help but Cuin died on the scene.

Birmingham Police says they are conducting an internal investigation through the Department’s Internal Affairs Division.

We will continue to update this story as we learn more information.

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