Woman lying in roadway struck, killed in Saturday morning crash

Updated: Mar. 25, 2017 at 4:03 PM CDT
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COFFEE CO., AL (WSFA) - An Ariton woman was killed Saturday morning when a vehicle struck her, according to Alabama State Troopers.

Troopers say the crash happened at the 33.6 mile marker of Alabama 167 in Coffee County, at 3:20 a.m. Troopers say Emily Dean, 23, was lying in the roadway when a 2005 Peterbilt struck and killed her. She was pronounced dead on the scene by Coffee County Coroner Robert Preachers.

The driver of the Peterbilt was not injured.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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