Man struck by vehicle while working on his truck in Scottsboro

Northeast Alabama

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – A New Jersey man was killed Monday after being struck by a vehicle on Hwy 72 in Scottsboro.

Scottsboro Police Department Public Information Officer Erik Dohring said Albert Sarpong, 47, of South Amboy, N.J., was working on his truck in the 23,000 block of Highway 72 when he was hit by another vehicle.

Police said Sarpong appeared to stumble or fall into moving traffic while he was working on the truck.

He was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital, where he later died.

Scottsboro Police said they were still investigating the incident.

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