Troy man struck, killed by vehicle while crossing Elba Highway

Published 3:00 am Saturday, January 12, 2019

A Troy man lost his life Thursday night when he was struck by a vehicle while he apparently attempted to cross Alabama Highway 87.

James Clay Wright, was killed when he was struck by a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu riven by Jennifer Mallinax, 39, 0f Kentucky.

”Wright was attempting to cross the highway when he was struck,” said Corp. Justin Vann of the Alabama State Troopers. “Mallinax was not injured.”

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The crash occurred on Alabama 87 near the 60 mile marker in Pike County. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.