Pedestrian hit, killed on University Drive in Huntsville

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – University Drive westbound at Evangel Drive was temporarily shut down Thursday night as police worked a deadly accident.

Witnesses on the scene said a man was trying to walk across University Drive and was struck by a vehicle.  Police confirm the man died after being taken to Huntsville Hospital.

Police identified him as Louie Edward Biggs, 55, of Huntsville.

Police say the driver they believe hit the man originally left the scene, but they located the vehicle several blocks away at a restaurant parking lot. Investigators are speaking with the driver.