Man struck, killed on Gulf Freeway as son watches

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Police say a man has died after being hit by a truck on the Gulf Freeway

A tragic scene unfolded on the Gulf Freeway overnight as a man was struck by a pickup truck driver while his son watched.

Investigators say a man and his 9-year-old son were in their red Avenger when they hit a guardrail on the Gulf Freeway at Tellepsen.

The man got out to get a look at the damage to his vehicle and was then hit by the driver of a black pickup truck.

Sadly, the man died at the scene.

The 9-year-old boy was not injured as he stayed behind inside the car.

Police say the driver of the pickup truck did stop and is cooperating with investigators.
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