Coroner: Pedestrian killed on U.S. 431 early Sunday - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Coroner: Pedestrian killed on U.S. 431 early Sunday

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RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - A woman died following being hit by a Ford pickup truck while crossing U.S. 431 near Knowles Road around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, according to the Russell County Coroner's Office.

Her identity has not been released at this time.

The coroner's office said the woman was allegedly crossing the street while on her phone. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:22 a.m. on Sunday.

The coroner's office also said the driver of the truck was released and not taken into custody.

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