Opelika pedestrian dies after single-car crash on Fox Run Parkway

Opelika pedestrian dies after single-car crash on Fox Run Parkway

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - The pedestrian who died after a car crash in Opelika Monday night has been identified.

According to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris, 36-year-old Samantha Dyck, of Opelika, was killed Monday night after been hit by a car.

Opelika police say they received a call of a motor vehicle crash with injuries involving a pedestrian on Fox Run Parkway Monday, April 24 at 9:48 p.m.

The crash involved a 2014 Chevrolet Impala and a pedestrian.

Preliminary investigation revealed the Impala was traveling north on Fox Run Parkway.

Dyck was walking south on Fox Run Parkway in the northbound right turn lane.

Dyck entered the roadway in front of the Impala, which caused the Impala to strike the pedestrian.

Dyck was rushed to the East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika where she was pronounced dead about an hour after the accident.

Alcohol was not a factor in the accident. The crash is still under investigation by the Opelika Police Department Traffic Homicide Unit.

Anyone with any additional information on this crash is asked to call the Opelika Police Department's Traffic Homicide Unit at (334) 705-5200.

You may also call our Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665.  You may remain anonymous if you wish.

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