Man hit by car dies, Decatur police searching for hit & run driver

Decatur police searching for hit & run driver who left pedestrian hospitalized

DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - The person hit by a car in Decatur on Tuesday has died.

A spokeswoman for the Decatur Police Department reported the person, who has been identified as a man, died on Friday. Police have not released the name or age of the person.

The driver of the car hit the pedestrian on 14th Street and Wolverine Drive around 2:30PM Tuesday.

INFO NEEDED — UPDATE 2/21: ‪The pedestrian has passed away due to the extent of his injuries.‬ ‪Any information...

Posted by Decatur Police Department Alabama on Friday, February 21, 2020

The suspect vehicle, which is believed to be a newer-model black sedan, left the scene. The vehicle is believed to have front passenger-side damage, including the passenger-side rear view mirror.

Anyone with information regarding the vehicle, driver or the deceased man may contact Decatur Traffic Lieutenant Delgado at (256) 341-4661.

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