UPDATE: Pedestrian killed on I-459 near Trussville identified
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - An investigation is underway after a pedestrian was hit by a car on I-459 early Tuesday morning, August 2, 2022.
It happened shortly after 4 a.m. near mile marker 32 just before the I-59 exit to Trussville.
Authorities have identified the victim as Ronald E. Orton, 45, of Birmingham.
Orton died at the scene when he was hit by a 2009 Toyota Sienna, according to authorities.
The incident shut down the NB lanes for several hours.
All lanes are now open.
State Troopers continue to investigate.
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