Man killed by truck while changing tire in DeKalb County

Man killed by truck while changing tire in DeKalb County

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - Alabama State Troopers confirm a man died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 59 Friday afternoon.

Troopers say the man was changing a flat tire near the 202 mile marker, three miles south of Collinsville, when he was struck by a 2019 GMC box truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers identified him as Christian Kole Richards, 28, of Dawson.

The driver of the GMC was not injured.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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