Coroner confirms identity of man killed in US Highway 80 accident


1/23/17 12:47 p.m. — Russell County Coroner’s Office confirms 28-year-old Jessie McLendon is the pedestrian hit and killed on U.S. Highway 80 Friday evening.

The coroner says McLendon’s body has been sent to Montgomery for an autopsy and preliminary reports should be reported in a few days.

He also says the driver in the accident did stop.

A GoFundMe page has been set up for Jessic McLendon. To donate CLICK HERE.


LADONIA, Ala. — A portion of US Highway 80 was closed Friday night due to an accident.

The Russell County Coroner’s Office has confirmed one person has died after being hit by a vehicle near Clegg’s fireworks store.

US Highway 80 was reopened just before 11 p.m. eastern Friday.

Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates on this developing story.


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