From The Tribune staff reports
PINSON — A male pedestrian was struck in Pinson on Sunday, October 31, around 7:30 p.m.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a call from a female stating that she believed she had struck a person dressed in dark clothing on Highway 79. However, when deputies arrived on the scene, they could not locate a victim after several hours of searching.
Shortly after sunrise, deputies were again dispatched to the 4200 block of Pinson Valley Parkway, where a body of a white male had been spotted. It is believed that the located individual was the victim of the reported incident the night before.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.