Valley man killed following hit-and-run in Chambers Co. Thursday - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Valley man killed following hit-and-run in Chambers Co. Thursday

Darryl Grover Hill. (Source: Chambers County Jail) Darryl Grover Hill. (Source: Chambers County Jail)

CHAMBERS COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – On Thursday, Nov. 5, a single-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Valley man.

Robert Johns Jr., 46, was killed when he was struck by a 2001 Buick LeSabre.

The driver of the Buick, Darryl Grover Hill, 50, of Lanett, left the scene of the crash. Hill was located a short time later with the assistance of the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office and arrested by Alabama State Troopers.

Hill was charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving death or injury, a felony, and placed in the Chambers County jail.

The crash occurred at 5:50 p.m. on Chambers County 186 one half mile west of Lanett. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says there is nothing further is available as troopers continue to investigate.

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