Man killed in traffic fatality on Eastern Blvd.

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - On early Saturday morning police and fire medics responded to a traffic collision involving a pedestrian on the Eastern Blvd at Hitching Post Lane.

A 2003 Honda Accord was traveling Southbound on the Eastern Blvd when it struck a pedestrian who was attempting to cross the Blvd. The pedestrian, David Malone, 26 of Montgomery suffered life-threatening injuries and was pronounced as deceased on the scene.

The cause of this collision is still under investigation. The Southbound lanes of the Eastern Blvd. from Vaughn Rd. to Carriage Hills Rd. were closed for several hours but have now re-opened.

This is Montgomery's 5th traffic fatality of the year.

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