One Killed, One Injured in Vehicle Crash in Huntsville, Alabama
HUNSTVILLE, AL. – An online news story from waaytv.com reports that one person was killed and another was injured February 4 in a vehicle crash in Huntsville, Alabama. The name of the deceased victim has been released, while the name of the injured victim has not. The cause of the collision is still unknown.*
The crash happened on the morning of February 4, though reports did not specify the time it occurred. At the intersection of U.S. Highway 72 and Zehner Road in Huntsville, a Honda and a pickup truck somehow collided. The model of the Honda was not reported, and no description of the pickup truck was included in reports.
It is not yet clear how the accident took place. Alabama State Troopers responded to the accident, and they did not provide any information about the cause of the crash or any circumstances surrounding the crash. Troopers also did not report on the nature of the collision.
The drivers of both vehicles were injured, and emergency responders transported them to a local hospital, Athens-Limestone Hospital, for treatment. The driver of the Honda did not survive his injuries. Officials pronounced him dead at the hospital and have identified him as 30-year-old Julian Santoyo, of Huntsville.
The driver of the pickup remains hospitalized. Officials have not yet identified this driver, and they have not released information about the extent of his or her injuries or his or her current medical status.
Investigation of the accident is ongoing by Alabama State Troopers, and no further information has been reported to the media at this time.
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