A man was killed when he was struck by a pick up truck while walking alongside Highway 63, just west of Jasper on Sunday afternoon.

The accident occurred shortly before 3:00, near County Road 168, just past the entrance to the Ryall Acres Subdivision.

State troopers said the deceased, Frederic Joshua Goleman, 59, of Jasper was walking west alongside the highway, when he was struck by a westbound 2019 GMC pick up truck driven by Patrick Bell, 45 of Merryville. 

Goleman was pronounced dead at the scene by Jasper County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Raymond Hopson.