Woman hit by vehicle, killed on Wilson Dam Road in Muscle Shoals

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – (WHNT) –  A woman was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday night on Wilson Dam Road south of Muscle Shoals.

The Colbert County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Mickey Murphy, 48.  She died from head trauma.  She was hit by a car just after 9 p.m.

Emergency responders say it appears Murphy was walking in the northbound lane of traffic when an approaching vehicle hit her.  She lived in a mobile home park next to Wilson Dam Road.

The road was closed for a while as police conducted their investigation.

The driver of the car was taken to Helen Keller Hospital for treatment and then released.