Elderly man struck and killed


According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, an accident on Ala 79 claimed the life of an elderly Cleveland man on Jan. 4, as he tried to cross the busy roadway.

Linton Alex Hunt, 91, was struck and killed in the 1:22 p.m., single-car accident that occurred two miles north of Locust Fork. The driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was not injured.

Hunt was pronounced dead on the scene.

No further information is available and the accident remains under investigation.