Man Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident in Washington County, Alabama

March 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, AL. – According to a news story posted online by, a man was killed in a multi-vehicle accident in Washington County, Alabama. The man has been identified by authorities responding to the scene, but the reason for the collision has not yet been determined. Authorities are still reviewing the accident.*

A three-vehicle accident happened at about 1:40 p.m. on March 6 on U.S. 45 in Washington County. Alabama State Troopers and Fox 10 report that the accident happened near Bud Odom Road, when a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado towing a utility trailer ran into a 2012 Mack 600 truck and then collided with a 2014 GMC 1500.

The Chevy reportedly crashed head-on into the Mack truck, after which the utility trailer on the Chevy struck the GMC, according to Alabama State Troopers. Troopers were not sure why the collisions occurred and did not cite any potential explanations for the accident. 

Fox 10 and State Troopers reported that the driver of the Chevy was fatally injured and declared deceased at the scene of the wreck. He was identified as a 20-year-old man from Saraland, Alabama. 

The driver of the Mack truck, a 38-year-old man from Newton, Mississippi, and the driver of the GMC, a 60-year-old man from Waynesboro, Mississippi, were reportedly not injured in the wreck. The Fox 10 report did not say whether any passengers were in any of the vehicles.

Alabama State Troopers are still in the process of investigating and had not released additional information at the time of the Fox 10 report. 

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