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Limestone Co. man hit and killed by car while checking his mail

Investigators have released the name of a man hit and killed while checking his mail Tuesday night in Limestone County.

Posted: Dec. 4, 2018 7:22 PM
Updated: Dec. 5, 2018 6:48 PM

Update at 4:50 Wednesday Morning- 

WAAY 31 has learned the name of the man killed after a car hit him outside his home in Limestone County.

The coroner said he is Richard Steelman, 87, of Limestone County. Sheriff's deputies responded to the scene Tuesday night at his home at the intersection of Hays Mill Road and Highway 127. Deputies said Steelman was hit by a car as he was checking his mail, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of that car was not injured and remained at the scene.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating.  

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Original Story:

WAAY 31 just learned of a fatality in Limestone County Tuesday night.

Investigators confirmed deputies were on the scene at Highway 127, near Hays Mill Road in Athens. We know a man was hit and killed while checking his mail.

We will update this story as we get more information.

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