Clanton PD investigating fatal hit-and-run

Clanton PD investigating fatal hit-and-run

CLANTON, AL (WBRC) - Clanton police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened Friday night.

Authorities say the incident happened in the 1600 block of 7th Street South around 12:29 a.m. Responders found the deceased victim lying in the roadway upon arrival.

Tonya Sherre Anderson, 35, has been identified as the victim.

The ongoing investigation has led authorities to believe the incident was accidental and the driver might be unaware that the victim was struck.

Police initially believed a newer four-door Chevrolet dually truck pulling a trailer was the vehicle involved. However, it is confirmed that truck was not involved.

Clanton PD say they know the vehicle that struck the victim and say identifying the driver is "promising."

If you have any information, please contact Clanton police at 205-755-1194.

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