Man killed in hit-and-run on Hwy 231/431 in Meridianville - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Man killed in hit-and-run on Hwy 231/431 in Meridianville

One man was killed during a hit-and-run in Meridianville Wednesday morning.(Source: WAFF) One man was killed during a hit-and-run in Meridianville Wednesday morning.(Source: WAFF)
MERIDIANVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A search continues for a driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run.

It happened early Wednesday morning on Highway 2-31/ 4-31 near Patterson Lane in Meridianville.

State Troopers identified the victim as 63-year-old James Edward Helton.

Officials said Helton was walking along the roadway when he was hit.

Around 3 a.m., Madison County deputies and state troopers shut down the southbound lanes as they attended to the scene.

Helton died at the scene.

Troopers are asking anyone who may have information on what happened to contact them.

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