MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An incident involving a man whose body was found in a ditch line in the 700 block of East South Boulevard is now being investigated as a fatal hit-and-run, according to the Montgomery Police Department.
The man, whose name has not been released, was found Tuesday morning. He died after being taken to a local hospital.
According to police, the death initially appeared to be medical-related but after investigation, it was determined the victim was killed when he was hit by a vehicle.
MPD says the man was walking down the north side service road around 8:45 p.m. Monday when he was hit by an "unknown mid-to large-size vehicle."
The vehicle fled the scene and police, who are now asking for the public's assistance in the investigation.
Police say anyone with information is encouraged to call 215-STOP or accident investigations at 625-2876.