Alabama man killed when truck overturns, state troopers report

Published 10:06 pm Sunday, June 18, 2023

An Alabama man was killed early Sunday when the truck in which he was riding struck a ditch and overturned, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 3:45 a.m. Sunday, and claimed the life of an Oneonta man.

Cristian Alvarado-Hernandez, 19, was fatally injured when the 2004 Ford pickup he was a passenger in left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned.

Alvarado-Hernandez was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Ford pickup was Jose L. Herandez-Rodriguz, 20, of Guntersville.

The crash occurred on U.S. 231 near the 284 mile marker, approximately 2 miles south of Arab, in Cullman County.