MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — One man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle in Boaz early Tuesday morning, according to officials.

55-year-old Paul Neal Walton of Albertville was identified as the victim by the Boaz Police Department.

The Marshall County Coroner confirmed Walton was pronounced dead on the scene near the 1800-block of Highway 431.

Boaz Police said Walton “walked into the edge of the roadway and was struck by a passing truck,” saying the driver and a witness stopped at the scene.

Authorities said they responded to the area around 12:55 a.m., with the coroner adding that the incident remains under investigation.

The Boaz Police Department, Boaz Fire Department, Marshall Health Systems EMS, and Marshall County 911 all aided in the response.