Woman sitting in road was struck, killed Wednesday by passing motorist, state troopers say

Published 4:29 pm Wednesday, April 17, 2024

An Alabama woman was killed while she sat in the middle of a road in the early morning hours Wednesday when she was struck and killed by a passing motorist, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian occurred at approximately 3:45 a.m. Wednesday, and claimed the life of a Brilliant, Alabama, woman.

The pedestrian, Tiffany L. Matlock, 30, who was sitting in the roadway, was fatally injured when she was struck by the 1996 Chevrolet C1500 driven by Anthony D. Acker, 53, of Brilliant.

Matlock was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 233 near the 13 mile marker, approximately six miles northeast of Brilliant, in Marion County.