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Albertville city employee hit by truck while weed-eating on Rose Road

Published: Sep. 23, 2021 at 10:24 AM CDT
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ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - On Thursday morning, an Albertville Public Works employee was hit by a car on Rose Road.

Around 8:20 a.m. on September 23, city employee Jerry Richards was weed-eating a curb near the Chaffin Street intersection when they were struck by a vehicle. The vehicle left the scene following the incident.

The vehicle was described as a white truck that continued on Rose Road towards Highway 431. Richards was transported from the scene by ambulance to be treated for injuries.

Contact Albertville Police at 256-891-8274 if you have any information related to the vehicle or driver involved.

Click here to see the Police Department’s Facebook post announcing the incident.

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