From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office identified a man struck and killed while riding a motorized scooter.
Willie Joe Mickens, Jr. was hit on 46th Street North at Richard Arrington Jr Boulevard North, in Birmingham. The incident happened at 5:44 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.
Mickens was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:19 p.m.
Coroner Bill Yates said Mickens was crossing the roadway when a vehicle struck him. Yates said the driver of the vehicle left the scene.
The Birmingham Police Department is investigating.