One killed after 18-wheeler crashes with train in Tuscumbia
Published: Apr. 11, 2023 at 1:12 PM CDT
TUSCUMBIA, Ala. (WAFF) - One person was killed Tuesday afternoon after a Norfolk Southern train and an 18-wheeler collided in Tuscumbia.
According to an official with the Colbert County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), the crash happened around 10:20 a.m.
The crash occurred at the rail crossing off Highway 72 at Golden Road and Old Memphis Pike.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the deceased as 48-year-old Mario Peterson of Killen. He was pronounced dead on the scene.
An official with the Colbert County EMA said all emergency personnel is now clear of the scene.
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