From The Tribune staff reports
LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division is investigating a deadly crash that happened in Lamar County.
The crash happened around 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020.
Jordan Chance Jones Pope, 22, of Phil Campbell, was killed when the truck he was driving struck a Freightliner tractor-trailer. The crash happened at the intersection of Alabama 17 and Lamar County Road 35.
Troopers said Pope was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
The driver of the Freightliner was hurt and was air-lifted to a hospital for treatment. There is no word on their condition,