Pedestrian killed in wreck on Memorial Parkway

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police say a Huntsville man was killed while walking on Memorial Parkway near Cook Avenue on Friday night.

Police identified the man Monday as Richard Lavon Clayborn, 48.

Police on the scene said they believed Clayborn was trying to cross the Parkway when he was hit just after 10 p.m.

Emergency crews took Clayborn to the hospital with life-threatening conditions. He later died from his injuries.

Huntsville police blocked the northbound lanes on Memorial Parkway while emergency crews worked the scene.

Authorities said at the time of the wreck they did not anticipate filing criminal charges against the driver.

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