Florence man dies in fatal 4-car wreck on I-65

WARRIOR, Ala. (WIAT) — A four-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Florence man early Friday morning.

The wreck occurred near exit 281 on I-65 in Warrior. All northbound lanes were closed as crews worked the scene.

Samuel Lee Crosslin was identified as the victim in the crash. The 46-year old was a passenger in a Toyota Tundra that left the roadway, struck a guardrail, and re-entered the interstate. The Tundra was then struck by a Chevrolet HHR.

Crosslin was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

The driver of the Tundra, 59-year-old Ronald Carroll Green, was injured and transported to UAB Hospital.The driver of the HHR was transported to Brookwood Hospital.

The drivers of the two other vehicles involved were not injured.

Alabama State Troopers are still investigating this incident.

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