Head-on collision kills Alabama man, injures two others

Published 9:52 pm Wednesday, December 28, 2022

An Alabama man was killed and two other people injured Wednesday in a head-on collision.

Alabama state troopers said Alex B. Hilyer, 40 of Ashville, Alabama, was killed when the 2021 Ford Escape he was driving struck a 2020 Toyota 4Runner at approximately 2:25 p.m. Wednesday on Alabama 176.

Troopers said Hilyer was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene, 2 miles east of Collinsville.

The driver and passenger of the 4Runner were injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.