UPDATED @ 7:49 PM. 3:32 PM Overturned Chicken Truck In Coffee County - Traffic Fatality - Highway 134 closedRickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jun 07 2018 3:37 PM
COFFEE COUNTY: 3:32 PM Overturned Pilgrim's Pride Truck in Coffee County has closed Highway 134 in Coffee County Completly.
The accident involves a traffic fatality. It also involves a lot of chickens, some of which are alive and some of which are deceased.
The truck was traveling from Covington County into Coffee County. On Highway 134 at about mile marker 9, at County Road 427, is where the accident is located.
Again alternate routes need to be taken because Highway 134 is closed.
On the scene are multiple emergency responders, to include Coffee County Sheriff Department, Alabama State Troopers, Coffee County Coroner's Office and other agencies.
Alabama State Troopers are in charge of the accident investigation.
UPDATED @ 7:49PM
COFFEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) -
One person is dead after a traffic accident in Coffee County, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Capt. Tracy Nelson confirms.
Willard Leon Haynes Jr., 47, of Samson, has been identified as the victim in the crash.
According to the Coffee County EMA, the crash happened on AL Highway 134 near Ino Baptist Church. Nelson said the location is about 8 miles east of Opp.
Nelson said Haynes was operating a Mack Tractor Trailer, when it left the roadway and struck several trees and overturned.
The EMA reported the highway was closed near the church. All drivers were asked to take an alternate route.