10/10/2013 10:25 PM
BECKLEY - Police identify a pedestrian who was struck and killed Wednesday night in Beckley. 62-year-old Billy Francis Koontz of Beckley was hit on Robert C. Byrd Drive around 8 PM when he was crossing five lanes of traffic. Beckley police say they believe Koontz was drinking at the time of the accident. The driver's name is not being released at this time, and police say there is no evidence of improper driving.