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Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

Buchanan was charged with manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. Buchanan was charged with manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville police arrested a woman in connection with a fatal hit-and-run involving a pedestrian.

The wreck happened around 9 p.m. Thursday in the area of Mountain Gap Road near Springwood Drive. Police said Marty Lane Reed, 45 of Owens Cross Roads, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities arrested Tammy Byrd Buchanan charged her with manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident. Police said Buchanan and Reed may have known each other.

Investigators said the wreck may be alcohol related. Toxicology results are pending.

Police said this is the 24th traffic fatality of the year.

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