From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM —The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the Jefferson County man who was struck and killed on Sunday, October 31, around 7:30 p.m.
According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, Brent Alan Matthews, 33, was a pedestrian apparently struck by a motor vehicle and later found by a passing motorist the following morning.
Reports from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office state that 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 male had been spotted. It is believed that the located individual was the victim of the reports the night before.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.