From The Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — An unidentified female has been killed after being struck by a pickup truck early Thursday morning in Bessemer.
Authorities say the decedent was a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on the Eastern Valley Road entrance ramp onto Interstate 459 North. The Bessemer Police Department is investigating the cause and circumstances surrounding the wreck.
According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, the incident took place at 3:16 a.m. and the decedent was pronounced dead at UAB Hospital roughly an hour later.
The victim has not yet been identified, however the coroner’s office lists her as an adult female.