Alvey goes on trial for hit an run death at thrift store


DAYTON, Tennessee (WDEF) – A 54 year old Rhea county man is on trial today for the September 2016 hit and run death of a Dayton thrift store employee.

Douglas Alvey is charged with first degree murder in the death of Walter Hale, an employee at the “We Care Thrift Store”.

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Prosecutors say Alvey ran over Hale with his car and left the scene.

A Sequatchie county jury is hearing the case.

It will be sequestered for the rest of the trial.