Hanceville man struck, killed by vehicle near Athens


LIMESTONE COUNTY – A Hanceville man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Limestone County early Saturday evening, according to a statement from Alabama State Troopers.

Cordell Hall Barnett, 74, a pedestrian, was hit by a 2017 Hyundai SUV on Alabama Highway 99, 3 miles north of Athens. Troopers said the crash occurred at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.

Barnett was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Hyundai was not injured.

Nothing further is available as Troopers continue to investigate.

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