ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - Athens police confirm there was a fatal accident on U.S. 72 west of Hine Street Wednesday night.
An officer responded just before 9 p.m. to find two wrecks. In the first wreck, a vehicle struck a pedestrian crossing U.S. 72. The pedestrian was killed.
Limestone County Coroner Mike West identified the victim as 54-year-old Robert Toney Jr. of Athens.
Police said that wreck led to other vehicles stopping suddenly, causing a four-vehicle pileup. Police said there wee several injuries but none were life-threatening.
No charges have been filed against the driver of the vehicle that struck Toney.
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