Police identify pedestrian killed on Memorial Parkway


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – A pedestrian was killed in a wreck on South Memorial Parkway Monday night.

Huntsville police said Roger Johnson, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Memorial Parkway south of Drake Avenue.

Huntsville police said Johnson was illegally crossing the Parkway heading east when he was hit by a vehicle traveling southbound. The impact knocked him into the northbound lanes, where he was hit by three other vehicles, police said.

Huntsville police closed the northbound and southbound lanes of Memorial Parkway from Drake Avenue to Joe Davis Stadium. The road was re-opened around 11:30 p.m.

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