HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- A juvenile died Saturday afternoon after being struck by an 18-wheeler. It happened on Memorial Parkway near the I-565 interchange.
Police say the boy, whose age has not been released, was walking in the roadway. The driver of the truck told police he slammed on his brakes and tried to stop, but was unable to miss the boy.
Police say the boy was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The boy’s name has also not been released by Huntsville Police.