Passing Car Crashes

By: Aisha Greer
By: Aisha Greer

The Alabama Highway patrol is investigating a fatal accident that took the life of Marcus Sistrunk, 18.

The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday on Hwy. 11 near the Sumter-Greene county line.

"A truck was traveling northbound and attempted to pass a vehicle. A tractor-trailer was traveling southbound. The truck hit the trailer and then hit the guard rail and flipped over several times before coming to a final rest," said Trooper Michael Harris of the Alabama Highway Patrol.

Sistrunk, from Forkland, Ala., was a student at the University of West Alabama.

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