From The Tribune staff reports
LAWRENCE COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Hillsboro man on Wednesday, February 16, at approximately 10:50 a.m.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Roger D. Cartee, 57, was fatally injured when the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving attempted to cross the roadway and was struck by a 2020 Volvo tractor-trailer driven by Johnny G. Adams, 59, of Taft, Tennessee.
Cartee was not utilizing his seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 20 at Lawrence County 400 near the 57-mile marker, approximately one mile east of Hillsboro, in Lawrence County.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.