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