One person was killed in an early morning accident Wednesday in Marshall when a van struck a pedestrian just after 6 a.m.
The crash occurred in the 100 block of East End Boulevard South (U.S. Highway 59) close to the Donut Palace).
According to information released by Marshall police department Lt. Len Ames, the victim has been identified as Michael Wayne Diggs, 40, of Marshall.
Initial investigation indicates that Diggs was crossing East End Boulevard from west to east outside of a designated crosswalk. The pedestrian was struck by a vehicle that was travelling north in the northbound lane.
The driver of the vehicle, a four-door passenger van, stopped at the scene, police said.
Marshall Police Department officers and Marshall Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene, and it was immediately determined that the pedestrian was deceased. The driver of the vehicle was interviewed by officers and voluntarily consented to a blood draw.
This crash remains under investigation, and no charges are being filed at this time.