DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — A late-night hit-and-run took the life of a woman near a south Dothan gas station and now police are trying to piece together the case, as well as her identity.
Around 11 at night on Tuesday Dothan Police was dispatched to the intersection of US-231 and Ross Clark Circle. When officers arrived at the scene they had found a woman who had been hit by a truck.
According to DPD, they are still in the preliminary stages of this investigation, as they are trying to piece together the events that led up to this fatal accident near the Flying J gas station.
Police tell WDHN, that there are cameras in the area, which will help them put together this case and can find out who hit the woman.
However, this isn’t a unique situation there have been multiple pedestrians that have been hit by cars in Dothan over the past couple of months.
In April, a Dothan woman was hit by a box truck at the intersection of Oates Street and Powell Street.
As of Wednesday, police are not sure if the woman was trying to cross the road at the time, or what led to her being struck by the truck.
Houston County Coroner, Robert Byrd said they are still waiting on a relative or a friend to identify the woman who was hit.
Witnesses told WDHN they thought the woman was an employee with the Flying J, but police said they still have to figure out the identity of the woman, before releasing any information on who she is.
According to Dothan Police, the lighting in the area could have been a factor. This investigation is still ongoing, stay with WDHN for any new details.