Three separate wrecks on Interstate 565 caused traffic problems in Huntsville.
At 1:00 p.m. today, a vehicle blew a tire about 700 feet west of Jordan Lane.
The driver lost control and the vehicle hit a light pole.
The passenger was ejected and died. The driver also died on the scene. They are both from Fort Payne.
There were 2 wrecks eastbound during this time and 1 wreck westbound, forcing HPD to divert traffic.
The interstate was closed from 1:30 to 3:15 between Jordan and Sparkman.
They are working to notify family members at this time.