Alabama man killed walking on road when SUV collides with him

Published 9:33 pm Monday, December 12, 2022

An Alabama man walking down a road was struck and killed Sunday by a motorist.

Alabama state troopers say Darek A. Kelley, 26, of Athens, Alabama, was walking on Cross Key Road, approximately 5 miles north of Athens, when he was struck by a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee driving past.

Kelley was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

The identity of the driver was not released and no charges have been filed, troopers said. The incident is still under investigation.