Police: Pedestrian struck by car and killed in Guntersville

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GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — Guntersville Police confirm that a man died at around 6 a.m. on Thursday after being hit by a car on Highway 431.

The car was going south on 431 when a pedestrian that appeared to be under the influence of alcohol walked out into the road and was struck by the car. This happened at the intersection of Highway 431 and Rockstore Road in Guntersville, at the Guntersville city limits.

The driver of the car was not injured. Multiple agencies responded and the pedestrian, a man, was dead on arrival. The south bound lane of Hwy 431 was shut down while crews worked the scene.

No names have been released at this time.