Police investigating deadly crash involving pedestrian on Memorial Parkway, Drake Avenue

WAFF's Megan Plotka reporting
Published: Aug. 17, 2022 at 6:25 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2022 at 6:44 AM CDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A fatal crash on the southbound side of Memorial Parkway closed the Drake Avenue exit on Wednesday morning.

Shortly before 5 a.m., multiple units responded to a crash at the intersection. According to a Huntsville Police officer on the scene, a man tried to cross Memorial Parkway on foot. The officer said at least one car hit the pedestrian after he crossed over the barrier.

The man was identified as 53-year-old Barry Lee Dill.

No charges have been issued and no drivers were detained at the scene.

All lanes were reopened at 6:40 a.m.

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