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(Birmingham, Alabama August 2, 2022) — On early Tuesday morning, Ronald Orton, 45, of Birmingham was tragically killed when he was struck by a minivan on I-459 near the Highway 11 exit. He was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 4:33 a.m.

The crash happened on Interstate 459 North between Derby Parkway and Highway 11 in Trussville. The northbound lanes on I-459 were shut down for roughly six hours.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating the crash.

Source: WVTM

Contact A Birmingham, AL Wrongful Death Lawyer If You Need Help

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents like this happen around the state of Alabama.

Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause of the accident.

You can request a copy of the accident report and we will get it for you.

At Fob James Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents can be for loved ones and the victims of these accidents.

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in a pedestrian car crash, please contact one of our Birmingham, AL wrongful death attorneys or call us at 205-407-6009 to set up a free consultation.

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Fob James obtained a B.S., in software engineering from Auburn University and then continued his education by getting his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law. After working for a large regional firm for several years where he obtained awards for both individual and corporate clients, Fob found that his passion was fighting for individuals who have been seriously injured or wronged by others. Fob believes that the jury is the great equalizer to the power and influence that large corporations have in society.