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1 killed in early morning fatal wreck

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One person was killed after a truck hit a light pole. One person was killed after a truck hit a light pole.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A fatal wreck early Saturday morning claimed a life in Huntsville.

Huntsville police said the 23-year-old victim was driving on the westbound ramp from northbound Memorial Parkway to westbound I-565 when he lost control of his truck and left the road, hitting a light pole. This happened around 3:30 a.m.

Police said a passing citizen called them about a vehicle being wrapped around a pole. Officers said that when they arrived, they found the victim had died inside the truck.

Authorities said the crash appears to possibly be alcohol related at this time.

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