- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Police say a 26-year-old man has been charged after leaving the scene of a hit-and-run that killed the mother of a Birmingham police detective.

Multiple news outlets report Melvin Taylor of Birmingham turned himself in Monday night and remains in jail on a $100,000 bond. Taylor is charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries, a felony.

Police say Taylor veered into the lane 74-year-old Fannie Azlee Crow was driving in and hit her head- on in his pickup truck at an intersection Monday afternoon. Authorities said Crow was driving toward Pleasant Grove, where she lived. Crow was responsive at the scene but died later at the hospital.

Crow was the mother of Birmingham Police Detective Thomas Crow.

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