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Jefferson Co. coroner: Woman killed while walking on I-20; driver left scene

Published: Jan. 3, 2022 at 9:04 AM CST
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IRONDALE, Ala. (WBRC) - A woman was struck and killed while walking on I-20 East between mile marker 134 and 135 in Irondale, according to the Jefferson County coroner.

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Authorities say 27-year-old McKayla Roberts was walking in the travel lanes on January 2, 2021, when she was struck after 6:30 p.m. She died shortly after she was hit.

The coroner said the driver did not stop and left the scene.

Roberts was fatally injured when she was struck by a vehicle believed to be a 2009 – 2020 Dodge Journey.

The cause and circumstances surrounding the death are being investigated by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

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