From The Tribune staff reports
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — A multi-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Chattanooga, Tennessee, man on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at approximately 4:10 a.m
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Sean D. McKnight, 29, was fatally injured when the 2022 International box truck he was driving crossed the median of Interstate 59 and collided head-on with a 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer, driven by Calvin Bell Jr.,29, of Bessemer.
After the initial collision, a 2005 Jeep Cherokee, driven by James Brown, 58, of Ashville, swerved to avoid colliding with the International and struck a ditch in the median.
McKnight was pronounced dead at the scene on Interstate 59 near the 152-mile marker, approximately two miles south of Springville, in St. Clair County.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.