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Sylacauga man killed in hit-and-run on Highway 280 near Goodwater


COOSA COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the man killed in a hit-and-run on Hwy. 280.

ALEA said in a press release Marcaus Odem, 43, was struck by a vehicle on Hwy. 280 near Goodwater around 10:30 Saturday night.

ALEA’s release states Odem was walking in the roadway when a vehicle which is unknown, struck him causing fatal injuries. Odem was pronounced dead at the scene.

Nothing further is available as state troopers continue to investigate.

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