Alabama man killed when truck veers off road, strikes tree, state troopers say

Published 7:37 am Sunday, September 3, 2023

An Alabama man was killed Saturday when his pickup truck veered off the road and struck a tree, state troopers reported.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. Saturday, claimed the life of a Cullman, Alabama, man.

Maxwell W. Ratcliff, 24, was critically injured when the 2021 Dodge Ram that he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

Ratcliff was transported to Cullman Regional Hospital in Cullman, where he succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Passengers Calvin A. McNabb, 23, and Cole D. MacDonald, 24, both of Bremen, were injured and transported to area hospitals.

The crash occurred on Cullman County 107, approximately 2 miles northwest of Cold Springs, in Cullman County.