Meridian Man Dies In Dump Truck Collision in Sumter County
A man was killed in a fiery two-vehicle crash involving a dump truck early Wednesday morning in Sumter County, officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirmed.
Trooper Reginal King, a spokesperson for the ALEA, said the crash occurred at approximately 7:38 a.m. when Jacques Jamar Pace, 41, of Meridian, Mississippi, was driving his 2010 Ford Ecoline Van along U.S. 80.
Pace's Ford collided with a 2017 Mack dump truck, overturned and caught fire. The driver of the Mack, Reginal Dwight Scott, 41, of Birmingham and his passenger were transported to an area hospital for treatment. Pace was pronounced dead at the scene.
King said the crash occurred near the 13 mile marker along U.S. 80, roughly 12 miles south of Livingston.
Nothing further is available at this time, as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.