About 6:45 PM on Wednesday, February 10, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Highway 79 South in Pinson, to investigate the report of a pedestrian being struck. According to reports, a currently unidentified white male stepped into the path of a vehicle traveling south on Highway 79 near the Dollar General. The male was pronounced dead at the scene.
Detectives from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team are conducting the investigation. The driver of the vehicle is cooperating with the investigation.