BENTON - Authorities have confirmed that a man was killed around 9 p.m. after being struck by multiple vehicles on Interstate 30 in Benton near Holland Chapel Baptist Church.
According to police, the man was trying to cross the interstate from the north side to south side.
Traffic has been stopped and is being rerouted around the accident.
Saline Courier Editor Brent Davis is on scene and will have more details in tomorrow's issue of the paper.
The City of Shannon Hills will hold its regular monthly meeting of the city council Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
During the meeting, Treasurer Mary Meyers will present a financial report for the city. Department head reports from public works, police and fire departments will be given.
A jury of five men and seven women deliberated approximately seven and one-half hours before deciding that a former Alexander police officer was not guilty of wrongdoing in the Sept. 8, 2012, shooting death of Carleton Wallace.
See Saturday's edition for full details.