Dothan man dies after being hit by a van

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - A 72-year-old Dothan man has died after he was hit by van while trying to cross a street.

Warner Armstrong was hit around 10 p.m. Friday.

He was pronounced dead at Southeast Alabama Medical Center at 3:18 a.m. Saturday.

Houston County Coroner Robert Byrd said Armstrong was walking home from a friend's house and was hit when he stepped in front of an oncoming vehicle.

Byrd said a preliminary investigation shows Armstrong had been drinking.

Byrd said no charges are pending against the driver of the vehicle.

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