Father killed, family injured after being struck by car

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TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) — A 66-year-old man died and three of his family members were injured after a car struck them in Talladega at 9:40 a.m. Friday.

Talladega Police Lt. Jimmy Thompson says Tyrone Jordan died of his injuries, and three others are receiving medical care at various hospitals. The family members are in critical condition but are expected to live, the coroner’s office said. 

The family was walking on the sidewalk when the car drove onto the curb and struck them, then hit a telephone pole, according to the coroner’s office. The father, Tyrone, was blind, and his wife, disabled. She was in a disability scooter at the time of the accident. 

Nothing further is available at this time.

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