From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has released the names of two pedestrians who were struck and killed by a vehicle on Thursday evening, Dec. 27, on Interstate 59/20 in Birmingham.
The victims have been identified as Lonnetia Cardelia Townsend, 23, and Walter William Tate, 27, of Birmingham.
The victims were struck around 11:30 p.m. in a pedestrian-motor vehicle collision in the southbound lanes of Interstate 59. Both were pronounced dead.
The Birmingham Police Department is investigating to determine how the incident occurred.