Pedestrian killed near Marengo-Wilcox line

Published 5:47 pm Sunday, September 2, 2012

A 37-year-old Camden man was hit and killed by a driver who fled the scene of the accident early Sunday morning near the Marengo-Wilcox county line.

An unknown vehicle struck Earnest Lee Pettway around 2:30 a.m. at the 60.1 mile-marker of Alabama 28, according to law enforcement officials.

Pettway died from his injuries, and the driver left the scene.

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Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate. No other information was available Sunday afternoon.

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