From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
LEIGHTON –According to the Alabama State Troopers office, troopers responded to a crash at the intersection of Alabama Highway 157 and Duncan Lane in Leighton on Saturday where they found a deceased male.
Jimmy Oneal Waldrep, 75 and a resident of Leighton, was walking on AL. 157 when he was struck and killed by a driver who left the scene without reporting the crash.
Another motorist who stopped to assist Waldrep reported seeing a dark color sedan type vehicle leaving the scene. This vehicle will have damage to the front, most likely to the headlight, according to state troopers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Quad Cities Trooper Post at 256-383-9212 ext. 0.