Woman Hit and Killed, Man Hurt After Being Hit By Truck In Colbert County

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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A woman died last night and a man was flown to the hospital after both were hit by a truck in Colbert County.

According to Alabama State Troopers, 32-year-old Stacy Neloms and 44-year-old Timothy Smith were hit while they were walking along Jarmon Lane in Leighton.  This was shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.

The 18-year-old driver of the truck was not hurt but Nelom died from her injuries at Helen Keller Hospital.

Smith was flown to Huntsville Hospital for treatment.  As of Monday, he was listed in fair condition.

First responders say it appears Nelom and Smith were trying to cross the road when they stepped in front of the oncoming truck.  Alabama State Troopers are investigating further.