Huntsville Police identify woman killed by moving truck in University Drive parking lot


Huntsville Police are stationed in the parking lot near Aldi, off University Drive and Sparkman Drive. (Photo: Chris Davis/WHNT News 19)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville Police have released the identity of the woman killed by being hit by a truck in a parking lot on Wednesday. They say she’s Jamie Varvel, 33, of Athens.

Varvel died on the scene after being hit by a U-Haul truck in the parking lot at 4710 University Drive.  This location houses Aldi, Shakalaka and other businesses.

Investigators on the scene told WHNT News 19 the driver of the vehicle and the victim were in a relationship. Officers took the driver of the truck in for questioning after the incident, but have not charged him with anything at this time.

The  incident is still under investigation.

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