Man killed when his truck strikes house, catches fire, Alabama troopers say

Published 12:00 pm Friday, December 8, 2023

An Alabama was killed Thursday evening when his pickup truck left the road way, struck a utility pole, then a house and eventually caught fire, state troopers said.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:35 p.m. Thursday, and claimed the life of a Cullman, Alabama, man.

Mark S. Haymon, 67, was fatally injured when the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 that he was driving left the roadway, struck a road sign, utility pole and house.

After the impact, the Chevrolet caught fire. Haymon was not using a seat belt at the time of crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Cullman County 1354 near Cullman County 1339, approximately 1 mile east of Vinemont, in Cullman County.