A young Alabama man lost his life in Elkton early today. Authorities say that the victim was a pedestrian and was struck and killed by a vehicle that left the scene.
According to dispatchers at the Tennessee Highway Patrol Office in Lawrenceburg, troopers received the call around 1:40 this morning. The accident occurred on Highway 31-South in Elkton near Davids Mini Market.
Twenty year old Christopher Aaron Michaels of Huntsville died at the scene. A search continues for the vehicle involved, believed to be a tractor trailer truck.
Sergeant Alan Chapman and other investigators with the Tennessee Highway Patrol continue their investigation.
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