Around 7:45 PM tonight, a Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputy was flagged down near the intersection of 23rd Terrace NW and Centerpoint Parkway in East Jefferson County at the scene of a pedestrian who had been struck. The deputy confirmed that a female pedestrian, wearing dark clothing had been struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian was taken to UAB Hospital where she later died from her injuries. The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team is currently on the scene and is conducting the investigation into the circumstances surrounding accident.