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Fatal hit and run investigated in Northport

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NORTHPORT, AL -

A person was struck and killed while on a Northport road Monday night.

The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit reports the incident happened about 9:00pm CT on Highway 43 North at Highway 82 West.

Officers responded to a hit and run call, and found the victim, who died.

Witnesses gave officers a description of the suspect vehicle, which left the scene on Highway 82.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office later found the vehicle at Highway 82 and Upper Columbus Road, and arrested the driver inside.

The suspect is identified as Len Lamar Rice, 23, and is charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Injury or Death.

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