Man dies in single car wreck - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Man dies in single car wreck

Police responded to a fatal wreck. Police responded to a fatal wreck.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

One man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Bankhead Parkway Friday afternoon.

Police responded to Bankhead Parkway near Oak Park Drive around 11:50 a.m. when residents called in the crash.

A blue 2008 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by 27-year-old Matthew Allen Michael, of Huntsville, left the roadway on the southbound side of Bankhead Parkway and struck a tree. Then it crossed the northbound lanes and hit a tree on the north side of the road.

Michael was taken to Huntsville Hospital where he died shortly after arriving.

Police say toxicology tests are pending.

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