ALEA working major crash on Highway 217 near Chunchula Georgetown Road

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MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — UPDATE:

MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WKRG) — Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division is investigating after a man driving a mower was struck and killed by a Chevrolet Corvette that “left the roadway,” according to a news release.

ALEA said Chunchula resident Heath Allen Byrd, 44, was on a John Deer mower on Sunday just after 5 p.m. when a 1978 Chevrolet Corvette.

ALEA said the Corvette, driven by Calvin Dale Brewer, 54, of Saraland, “left the roadway” and struck the mower.

Byrd was pronounced dead on the scene about 16 miles north of Semmes.

ALEA’s Highway patrol Division is investigating.

Original story

Alabama state troopers are responding to a major crash on Highway 217 near Chunchula Georgetown Road.

A spokesperson with Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says they have dispatched a traffic homicide investigator. More information will be released once troopers get to the scene.

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