Alabama soldier killed at Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg authorities say 20-year old Pfc. Richard Powell, from Mobile, Alabama was hit by a car and killed early Saturday morning.

It happened on Bragg Boulevard around 1:40 a.m. Eastern time. The driver of the car drove off. A woman is being questioned in the case after being stopped at a sobriety checkpoint not far from where the incident occurred. The case is classified as an unsolved hit and run case at this time.

Powell was recently{}assigned to the 101st Chemical Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade at Fort Bragg. His decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.