Troopers: Victim in fatal Madison County wreck was a well-known resident

The victim is 54-year-old Edward Golladay, troopers said.

Posted: Feb. 22, 2019 1:36 PM
Updated: Feb. 22, 2019 10:52 PM

UPDATE: (9:00 p.m.) The victim is Edward Golladay, 54, of Madison. 

Alabama State Troopers say Golladay was killed Friday, February 22, at 12:20 p.m. after he was struck by a vehicle on Capshaw Road, five miles west of Huntsville. He was hit and killed by a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck.

Troopers say Golladay was a familiar resident of Madison County, and he could often be seen collecting cans along the roadway. Golladay was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the truck was not injured.

Troopers urge drivers and pedestrians to use caution while travelling Alabama highways. The crash is being investigated, and no further information is available at this time.

To watch a WAAY 31 story about Edward Golladay that was filmed in January of 2011, click HERE.


Alabama State Troopers are responding to a pedestrian versus vehicle crash on Capshaw Road west of Jeff Road in Madison County.

One person is confirmed dead, according to troopers.

Troopers say a 54-year-old male was walking in the road in the rain. A gold truck hit him when he was coming over the hill. The man lives in the area. His family is still being notified.

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