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Pedestrian dies following accident on Highway 280 in Russell County

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RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -

A pedestrian died in Russell County, AL following an accident Wednesday morning.

The accident happened around 6:30 a.m. on Highway 280 in front of Walmart. The driver was traveling in a Toyota Forerunner SUV.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry confirmed Caleb Hanson, 23, of Smiths Station was pronounced dead at 7:15 a.m. at Midtown Medical Center. He died as a result of blunt force trauma.

There is no word on what caused the accident.

The accident is being investigated by the Phenix City Police Department.

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