Alabama man dies days after truck accident, state troopers say

Published 4:34 pm Tuesday, April 30, 2024

An Alabama man died Tuesday of injuries he sustained Friday when his pickup truck struck another truck on an Alabama highway, state troopers said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 2:50 p.m. Friday, and claimed the life of a Fyffe, Alabama, man.

James R. Posey, 68, was critically injured when the 2003 Ford F-150 that he was driving struck a 1996 Ford F-350 driven by Rickie D. Nance, 70, of Fyffe.

Nance was also injured; both were transported to Dekalb Regional Hospital for treatment. Posey was not using a seat belt at the time of crash.

On Tuesday, April 30, Posey succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased while at Erlanger Baroness Hospital, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

The crash occurred on Alabama 72 near Dekalb County 72, approximately two miles south of Rainsville, in Dekalb County.