Pedestrian hit and killed on Chapman Mountain identified

Police said the victim, Rachel Hayne, was hit while walking on an unlit section of Highway 72 Monday night.

Posted: May 8, 2018 2:12 PM

The Madison County Coroner's Office has identified a woman who was killed Monday night while walking on Highway 72 at Chapman Mountain.

Madison County deputy coroner Tyler Berryhill said Rachel Hayne, 30, was pronounced dead at the scene Monday.

Huntsville police said Hayne was walking on Highway 72 when she was hit around 9:10 p.m. 

Police said Hayne was wearing dark clothing and walking in an area where there were no street lights.

The driver of the vehicle that hit Hayne did consent to a blood test on the scene, police said.

No charges have been filed.

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