Alabama Man Charged with Murder after Pedestrian Death

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Alabama authorities say a man has been charged with murder for striking and killing a pedestrian with his pickup truck.

Al.com reports 53-year-old Joseph Miller died Friday when he was hit by a Ford Ranger truck in southern Mobile County.

Alabama state troopers say the driver of the truck, 27-year-old David Muir, was intoxicated behind the wheel. After Muir was treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries, investigators charged

Muir with murder and took him jail. It was not immediately known if Muir had an attorney.

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