1 killed, 5 injured crash on I-20/59 on Wednesday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – State troopers have identified a woman who was killed in a crash on an Alabama interstate.

Alabama State Trooper Charles Dysart says 62-year-old Diane Horton of Dora died after her vehicle hit an 18-wheeler before hitting two others in the southbound lanes of Interstate 20/59 Wednesday afternoon.

The Tuscaloosa News reports a passenger in Horton’s car and four other people were injured. Authorities say the crash involved two cars and three 18-wheeler trucks.

Investigators say traffic was rerouted for more about four hours after the accident and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Information from: The Tuscaloosa News

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