Man killed when 18-wheeler truck flips on interstate in Alabama, state troopers say

Published 2:07 pm Friday, June 9, 2023

An 18-wheeler truck driver was killed early Friday in Alabama when his truck struck a guardrail and flipped, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:45 a.m. Friday, and claimed the life of a Palm Bay, Fla., man.

Michael I. Jones, 43, was fatally injured when the 2016 Volvo tractor-trailer he was driving left the roadway, struck a guardrail and then overturned.

Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash, which occurred on Interstate 22 near the 33 mile marker, approximately three miles east of Winfield, in Marion County.