83-Year-Old Tuscaloosa Man Killed in Car Crash on Highway 11
An 83-year-old Tuscaloosa man was killed Monday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 11, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers confirmed Tuesday morning.
Reginal King, a spokesperson for the Troopers in West Alabama, said Robert Earl Austin, 83, was traveling the highway in a 2001 Buick LeSabre.
Around 2 p.m., Austin's car collided with a 2011 GMC Sierra driven by a 60-year-old man from Boligee.
King said Austin was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The other driver was taken to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa for treatment.
The vehicles collided on U.S. 11 near mile marker 64, about six miles south of Tuscaloosa.
No other details were available Tuesday morning as State Troopers with ALEA's Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the deadly accident.