Heflin man riding motorcycle on I-20 killed when hit from behind

BIRMINGHAM -- (WIAT) , A Heflin man is dead after an early-morning crash on Interstate 20, and police are looking for the driver who struck him. 

The crash happened at 1:05 a.m. Saturday on I-20 eastbound.  Corp. Jimmy Harrell with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says Hunter Dean Hardin was driving his Harley Davidson motorcycle when he was hit from behind by a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta.

Harrell says the driver of the Jetta fled the scene on foot before state troopers arrived. The driver has not been identified.

The crash happened about four miles west of Oxford, at mile marker 181.

State troopers are continuing to investigate. Anyone who has information on the crash should call the Jacksonville Highway Patrol Post at 256-435-3521. 

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