Alabama troopers say man killed after being struck by truck

ATTALLA, Ala. (AP) — Law enforcement officials say a Georgia man was killed after being struck by a tractor trailer while walking on the interstate.

Alabama state troopers say the fatality occurred early Tuesday morning. Troopers identified the pedestrian as 28-year-old Marius M. Hillius of Fayetteville, Georgia.

Troopers said Hillius was walking along Interstate 59 when he was hit by a Peterbilt tractor trailer.

The accident occurred about four miles north of Attalla.

Hillius was pronounced dead at the scene.

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