According to police, two pedestrians were killed in separate accidents at the beginning of the new year.
The first accident occurred in Athens when a 57-year-old woman stepped in front of a vehicle and she was struck. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene by emergency crews.
The second accident occurred the very next day on Lawrence County 460, near Moulton. The details of this crash are unknown at this time, but the victim was a 38-year-old woman.
Pedestrian accidents can happen quickly and cause very serious injury to people involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.