Pedestrian hit, killed early Wednesday in Tuscaloosa County

Pedestrian Fatal Cropped

A 46-year-old woman is dead after she was hit by a car on U.S. Highway 82 in Tuscaloosa County early Wednesday.

The wreck happened just after 8:30 a.m. near the 33-mile marker, about 11 miles west of Northport.

Jennifer S. Fields, 46, of Reform, was critically injured when she was struck by a car driven by a 27-year-old woman from Tuscaloosa.

Fields was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, where she later died.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division are investigating the cause of the crash.

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