Police in Tuscaloosa are working to gather details after a motorcyclist was killed in a wreck on University Boulevard Thursday night.

Stephanie Taylor, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, said the call was originally reported as a hit-and-run, but may not have been -- the exact circumstances of the deadly accident are still under investigation.

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The wreck occurred just after 8 p.m. on University near 17th Avenue, just past the Strip heading into downtown Tuscaloosa.

The victim's identity was not publicly released Thursday night as police working to notify his family members of the incident.

Taylor said TPD's Accident Reconstruction Unit is handling the case and more details will be released when they are available.

Both lanes of University Boulevard were closed after the accident and remained so at 9:30 p.m. Thursday.

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