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      State troopers searching for truck used in fatal hit-and-run in Cullman County

      Alabama State Troopers need help finding a pickup truck that was involved in a crash in Cullman County that killed an elderly man earlier this month.

      According to a release, the vehicle is believed to be a late 1990s or early 2000s model Chevrolet or GMC regular cab pickup truck. The driver of the truck left the scene of a fatal accident just before 5 p.m. on Aug. 3. The hit-and-run occurred on Alabama 157 at County 1242, where 72-year-old Ervin Lane died from injuries sustained in the crash.

      Authorities believe the rear of the truck, on the driver's side, likely has significant damage, and it may be in the Addison area of Winston County.

      Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the truck is asked to call the nearest state troopers' post by dialing *HP (*47) or the Decatur trooper post at 256-353-0631.

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