From The Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — The Birmingham Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a freight train and a car.
Hester was transported to UAB Hospital for treatment just after 9 p.m. He was pronounced dead at 9:53 p.m.
The day before, Marquis Demetruis Cottingham, 39, of Birmingham, was killed while attempting to beat a train in the 1500 block Jefferson Avenue Southwest. Cottingham was pronounced dead on the scene.