Woman is hit, killed in Atmore

Martin struck by vehicle crossing Highway 31 and man driving vehicle critical after attack

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and the Atmore Police Department are investigating a Saturday night incident in Atmore where a woman was struck by a vehicle and killed and the person who is accused of running over her was beaten and later transported by helicopter to a trauma center.

According to reports from the Atmore Police Department, about 11:50 p.m. on Aug. 5 were dispatched to the Tavern, located at 5440 Highway 31 in reference to a pedestrian being hit by a vehicle.

When officers arrived the found Hannah Martin, 24, of Poarch with severe injuries and began CPR. Martin was transporte...