Pedestrian struck, killed on I-59 in apparent hit-and-run has been identified
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A pedestrian walking on the shoulder of Interstate 59 South Thursday evening was struck and killed by a motor vehicle that fled the scene after the collision.
Birmingham police say just before 11 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a person down on I-59 South on the Roebuck Pkwy exit ramp.
When officers arrived, they observed that the victim was unresponsive. Birmingham Fire and Rescue personnel arrived on the scene and pronounced the victim deceased.
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 45-year-old Johnathan Christian Hamff.
When we learn more information, we will be sure to make updates to this story.
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