JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Blake Berry Jr., of Hoover, Alabama, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck Saturday night in a Jefferson County hit-and-run.

Berry, 32, was struck and killed by a vehicle near Birmingham Saturday night.


According to reports, Berry was on-foot when he was struck by a passing vehicle on Interstate 459 in the area of Mile Marker 17. The vehicle then fled the scene around 10 p.m. Saturday.

Berry was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Jefferson County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Alabama, located in the central portion of the state. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, the most populous city in the state – Wikipedia.