Published: November 7, 2018


NEW DETAILS TODAY IN THE MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT INVOLVING A PEDESTRIAN THAT LEFT ONE PERSON DEAD IN LAUDERDALE COUNTY. MEDIA SOURCES REPORT, THE VICTIM, WAS OFF DUTY ALABAMA STATE TROOPER, JASON WILLIAM HEWETT, 34, WHO WAS JOGGING WHEN HE WAS STRUCT BY A 2014 CHEVROLET SILVERADO. THE INCIDENT OCCURRED ON LAUDERDALE 137 FOUR MILES NORTHWEST OF FLORENCE JUST BEFORE 9 AM. THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK, JOHN MALCOM THOMAS OF FLORENCE WAS NOT INJURED. THE ACCIDENT REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.