Man Dies After Being Struck By Car in Northport, Alabama Sunday Night
A pedestrian who was struck by a car on McFarland Boulevard in Northport Sunday evening has succumbed to his injuries, police have confirmed to the Tuscaloosa Thread.
Keith Carpenter, the assistant chief of the Northport Police Department, said his department was alerted to the accident around 6:15 p.m. Sunday.
The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on McFarland Boulevard West, near its intersection with Lurleen Wallace Boulevard in the heart of Northport.
Police officers, the Northport Fire Rescue Service and Northstar ambulances responded to the scene and blocked the area off Sunday night, and the victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.
The man has since died, Carpenter confirmed, and the police department is working to contact his next of kin to inform them of his death before sharing his identity with local media.
Carpenter was unable to say how old the victim was, or where his city of residence was, as of 10 a.m. Monday.
NPD's Accident Reconstruction Unit is working on the case, trying to determine the circumstances of the collision that led to the pedestrian's death.
This is a developing story, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates on the case and the victim's identity as they become available.
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