Man killed by hit-and-run driver in Southeast Huntsville

Good Thursday evening, everyone. Here's a glimpse at what's ahead on WAFF 48 News at Ten.

A deadly hit-and-run tonight in Huntsville. It happened around 8 p.m. tonight on Mountain Gap Road. Witnesses say the man was crossing the street when he was hit by a vehicle that kept on going. Police say they have a tag number and are looking for the driver. We'll have the latest on this developing story.

A suspicious package caused panic at a Decatur plant The Daikin plant was evacuated today after the  package was found inside a railcar at the facility. Turns out it was a substantial amount of  marijuana, but only after half the town was evacuated. Tonight we go inside the Daikin plant. Company officials explain to us how their plan worked in the face of today's evacuation.

And a WAFF 48 News investigation - Can higher than normal infant mortality rates be tied to radiation released by Brown's Ferry Nuclear plant? Coming up tonight at 10, we take that question and concerns about high cancer rates and radioactive materials in the drinking water to Brown's Ferry officials. Their response tonight at 10.

Join us tonight at ten.

I'll see you then!

Kim Essex

WAFF 48 News