UPDATE: Troopers say the pedestrian, 28-year-old Christian Kole Richards from Dawson, was killed while changing a flat tire. They say the crash happened at 2:35 p.m. at the 202 mile marker, three miles south of Collinsville.
According to troopers, Richards was hit and killed by a 2019 GMC box truck, and he died at the scene. They say the driver of the GMC was not injured.
Alabama State Troopers are investigating after a person was hit by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 59 South near mile marker 203 around 3 p.m. Friday, according to the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office.
Troopers confirm the person died from their injuries.