ALEA PRESS RELEASE: TRAFFIC FATALITY, MACON COUNTY

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Corporal Jess Thornton, Alabama State Trooper

OPELIKA POST — A single-vehicle crash at 2:45 a.m. today, Dec. 4, has claimed the life of a pedestrian. Calvin Daniel Eddins, 82, of Greenville was struck by a vehicle as he was walking on Interstate 85.

The collision occurred near the 21 mile marker, approximately one mile south of Shorter. Eddins was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle did not stop after the collision. Nothing further is available as Troopers continue to investigate.