Pedestrian struck and killed by 18-wheeler

Published 1:14 pm Sunday, July 5, 2015

A pedestrian was killed Friday after being struck by an 18-wheeler on Hwy. 31 in Butler County.

According to authorities,  Donna Lee Thompson, 32, of Greenville was standing in the roadway when she was struck and killed by a 2015 Freightliner truck driven by Gerald Dewayne Robinson, 47, of Red Level.

The crash occurred at 10:50 p.m. at the 134.6 mile marker, five miles southeast of Greenville. 

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Thompson was pronounced dead at the scene by Butler County Coroner Wayne Garlock. Robinson was not injured.

Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate the accident.