Pedestrian killed while changing flat tire on I-59

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — Alabama State Troopers are investigating after a man was killed while changing his tire on the interstate.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says 28-year-old Christian Richards was struck and killed by a 2019 GMC truck while changing a flat tire on I-59 in Dekalb County.

The incident happened Friday afternoon near the 202-mile marker, three miles south of Collinsville.

No further information is currently available as ALEA Troopers continue to investigate the incident.

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