Alabama man killed in collision with semi-truck, state troopers say

Published 3:52 pm Friday, November 17, 2023

An Alabama man was killed Thursday when his car ran into a semi-truck, state troopers reported.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:40 p.m. Thursday, and claimed the life of a Hope Hull, Alabama, man.

Michael W. Harris, 73, was fatally injured when the 2017 Nissan Altima he was driving struck the 2024 International tractor-trailer driven by Rustam Hatam, 27, of Twin Falls, Idaho.

Harris was pronounced deceased at the scene. Suzanna Harris, 75, also of Hope Hull, who was a passenger in the Altima, was injured and transported to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery for treatment.

The crash occurred on Lowndes County 6 near Interstate 65, approximately 6 miles south of Hope Hull, in Lowndes County.