ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — One person was killed after being struck by a vehicle early Monday morning, authorities say.
The Marshall County Coroner’s Office says they were called out to the area of 808 Alabama Highway 75 North in Albertville around 6 a.m.
The call was for a vehicle that had reportedly hit a pedestrian. According to the coroner’s office, the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Traffic Homicide Investigators with the Albertville Police Department are investigating the incident.
Albertville Police Department Assistant Chief John Amos said investigators need help to identify the victim. Amos described him as a Hispanic male, about 45 years old, 5’2″ tall, 160lbs, with short dark hair and facial hair.
Authorities are also searching for the car that they believe hit the victim. They say that it was very dark and the driver may not have known they the thing that they hit was a person.
Anyone who may have information about the crash, the car or the victim’s identity is asked to call Albertville Police at 256-878-1212.