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Opelika man killed by dump truck accident


A single-vehicle crash Monday, June 2, claimed the life of anOpelika man, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

Matthew Jacob, 60, died after the 2011 Kenworth dump truck hewas driving left the roadway and overturned.  Jacob was not wearing a seatbelt at the time.

The crash occurred at 4:53 p.m. on Interstate 85 (northbound)near the 44 mile marker, six miles south of Auburn.

Jacob died at 8:33 p.m. at Columbus Regional Medical Center inColumbus, Ga.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continueto investigate.

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