Dora woman struck, killed along Hwy. 78 identified


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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman who was struck by a vehicle on Highway 78 last week.

Bobbie Jean Cook, 42, of Dora, was struck by a passing car on Crestview Drive in Bagley just before 6 p.m. last Thursday.

The crash is under investigation.

ORIGINAL: A pedestrian was struck and killed along Highway 78 and Crestview Drive Thursday night.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the scene around 5:50 p.m. and pronounced the victim deceased. Deputies said the victim, unidentified, was struck by multiple vehicles.

The westbound lanes of Highway 78 were shut down as deputies conducted their investigation.

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