From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY –A 55-year-old man was struck and killed by an 18-wheeler on Friday at 11:47 p.m.
Police said the man appeared to have been in the roadway when he was struck.
The incident occurred at the 109 mile marker in the southbound lane, according to the Bessemer police, who are investigating.
The tractor-trailer had minor damage, but the driver was not injured.
The deceased is a black male, but his identification is being withheld pending the notification of family.