Alabama woman charged in hit-and-run death of man checking mail

Published 3:14 pm Thursday, September 29, 2022

An Alabama woman has been charged with killing a man who was checking his mail by striking him with her car, law enforcement officials said Thursday.

Tammy Albanese, 53, of Bessemer, Alabama, has been charged with reckless manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident with injuries, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies said Thursday.

Albanese is accused in the hit-and-run death of Teddy Eugene Self, 55, of Bessemer, who was struck and killed while checking his mailbox on Lock 17 Road in Bessemer on September 22.

Albanese was released on $45,000 bond.