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Vehicle Hits, Kills Woman on Highway 280 in Jefferson County, Alabama

February 03, 2019

JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL. – A vehicle hit and killed a woman January 27 on Alabama Highway 280 in Jefferson County, Alabama, according to an online news report posted at The victim has been identified, but the name of driver who hit her has not been released by officials.*

The accident occurred on the evening of January 27 on Highway 280 in Mountain Brook, Alabama. The Mountain Brook Police Department says a vehicle somehow wrecked on Highway 280 West around 8 p.m. that day. It is not clear how this wreck occurred or whether any other vehicles were involved. No information was reported about the circumstances of this wreck, nor was a description of the vehicle.

A woman involved in the wreck got out of the vehicle and attempted to walk across the highway toward the eastbound lanes. A passing westbound vehicle then hit the woman. The make and model of the vehicle that hit the woman was not reported. The woman sustained critical injuries and died at the scene.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office reported that the woman was 24-year-old Miranda Lynn Wiley, of Trussville, Alabama. It is not clear if Wiley was alone in the vehicle that initially wrecked on the highway. It does not appear that anyone else was injured in either accident. 

The driver of the vehicle that hit Wiley has not been identified by officials, and it is not clear if he or she will be charged in connection with the accident. The Mountain Brook Police Department is still investigating and has not yet released further information.  

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