Huntsville Police investigating traffic fatality on Governors Drive

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A Huntsville Police Department spokesperson confirmed one fatality after a traffic accident on Governors Drive on Saturday. Westbound lanes of Governors Drive from Memorial Parkway to Seminole Drive have been reopened.

Scotty Sales, 52, may have been struck by an unknown vehicle while on his bike, according to HPD. Police found Sales on the right lane and shoulder of westbound traffic. They add he may have fell into the roadway before the event.

Witness who had seen him before the incident told HPD he was drinking. However, there were no witnesses at the time of the event.

There are no suspects at the this time. His bike has been taken for further investigation.

HPD says this is an ongoing investigation; check back for updates.