From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
PLEASANT GROVE — A pedestrian who was struck and killed while walking on a road in Pleasant Grove on Christmas Day has been identified, according to Carol Robinson.
55-year-old Willie Ed Christian Jr was identified as the victim Wednesday by the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office.
He was walking on Ensley Pleasant Grove Road when he was struck by a vehicle around 5:10 p.m.
Authorities have ruled the death an accident, as the driver of the vehicle was not impaired but may have had the sun in their eyes.