Fatal hit and run being investigated in Cullman County
GOOD HOPE, Ala. —
UPDATE (5:35 p.m) - ABC 33/40 has just learned the identity of the woman killed in a fatal hit and run near Good Hope.
A family member spoke with our crew and identified the victim as Helen Duke.
Family members said they discovered Duke's body in a ditch around 1:30 p.m in the 400 block of Schwaiger rd.
The family was visiting Duke for Mother's Day.
Cullman County Sheriffs and Alabama State Troopers are on scene investigating a hit and run incident with one confirmed fatality.
Sheriff's closed down Schwaiger rd in Good Hope just off Interstate 65 around 3:30 Sunday afternoon.
Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick confirmed to ABC 33/40 that there is one fatality in the incident.
We have a crew on scene and will provide updates once more information becomes available.