Update: Police Identify Man Hit By 18-Wheeler Along I-565

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Photo of traffic stopped in the westbound lanes of I-565, approaching the scene. (Photo: Megan Hayes, WHNT News 19)

Photo of traffic stopped in the westbound lanes of I-565, approaching the scene. (Photo: Megan Hayes, WHNT News 19)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police say the man hit by an 18-wheeler Thursday morning has been identified.

Theodore Franklin Shelton, 51, died when he was hit by the truck along I-565 near the Glenn Hearn Boulevard exit, the turn to Huntsville International Airport.  The incident happened about 9:30 a.m.

Shelton was from Arkansas.

Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler will not be charged.

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