Alabama teen killed when car strikes truck, then trailer, state troopers say

Published 10:36 pm Sunday, July 7, 2024

An Alabama teen was killed Sunday when his car struck a pickup truck, then collided with a trailer being hauled by another truck, state troopers said.

The multi-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday, and claimed the life of a Huntsville teenager.

The 17-year-old was fatally injured when the 2015 Nissan Altima the teen was driving struck the 1988 Chevrolet C2500 driven by Rodney L. Quick, 50, of New Hope.

The Altima then struck a trailer attached to the 1988 Chevrolet R3500 driven by Shelby R. Cloud Jr., 52, of Huntsville.

The teen was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on U.S. 72 near the 119 mile marker, approximately three miles west of Woodville, in Jackson County.