UPDATED: Overnight hit-and-run leaves one dead

Demopolis Chief of Police Tommie Reese confirmed Sunday afternoon that the victim of Sunday morning’s hit-and-run accident was William Christopher Reid, 24, of Demopolis. Reese said that the the DPD is still seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the person/vehicle responsible for the hit-and-run.


On Sunday morning Nov. 29, between 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m., a person was struck by an unknown vehicle while walking on Bell Grayson Road, according to Chief of Police Tommie Reese. This vehicle left the scene of the accident. The individual that was struck was pronounced deceased on the scene. Information and evidence is still being gathered from the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld pending family notification.

If you have any information or may have seen anything please contact the Demopolis Police Department at 334-289-3073 or the TIP LINE at 334-289-1475.

The West Alabama Watchman will update this story as it develops.