Pedestrian killed in fatal accident on Mastin Lake Road identified

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 11:50 AM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Huntsville Police Department responded to the scene of a fatal accident involving a pedestrian on Wednesday.

Around 11 a.m. on June 23, HPD’s Traffic Homicide Unit responded to the scene at 2600 Mastin Lake Road near Blue Springs Road.

Huntsville Police identified the victim as 52-year-old Gary Boyd of Huntsville. Police said Boyd’s family members have been notified.

According to HPD, the crash is under investigation, but no charges are expected.

Madison County Coroner Dr. Tyler Berryhill confirms the pedestrian was struck and killed by a motor vehicle. He was pronounced dead on scene shortly after 11:00 am.

This was the fourth traffic-related fatality in Madison County over the last week. The others include a pedestrian hit by a vehicle Tuesday morning on North Memorial Parkway, a pedestrian struck and killed on June 19 on University Dr near Old Monrovia Road and a 16-year-old male passenger struck by another vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the highway in New Hope on June 19.

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