From The Tribune staff reports
LAUDERDALE COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash claimed a Florence man’s life on Friday, February 18, at approximately 10:03 a.m.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Roy L. Behel, 81, was critically injured when the 1995 John Deere tractor he was driving was struck by a 2018 Isuzu NPR truck, driven by David O. Calahan, 60, of Holly Pond. The crash occurred on U.S. 43 near the 330-mile marker, approximately three miles north of Killen, in Lauderdale County.
Behel and Calahan were both transported by helicopter to an area hospital, where on Monday, February 21, Behel succumbed to his injuries.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.