Body found on Interstate 85 in Macon County, death investigation underway


SHORTER, Ala. (WRBL) – A grisly discovery early Wednesday morning as a body is located on Interstate 85 in Macon County.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency troopers were dispatched to the location in reference to a pedestrian being found deceased on the interstate.

A white man was located approximately one mile south of the Shorter exit on the northernbound side.

“A single-vehicle crash at 2:45 a.m. Dec. 4, claimed the life of a pedestrian. Calvin Daniel Eddins, 82, of Greenville was struck by a vehicle as he was walking on Interstate 85. 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,” said Corporal Jess Thornton.

News 3 will update you as more information is released.

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