UPDATE: Mississippi man killed in 2-vehicle accident on Hwy. 80

1 dead in 2-vehicle crash on Hwy. 80 in Macon Co.

MACON COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - A two-vehicle accident has killed one person early Wednesday morning.

The accident was on U.S. Highway 80 at County Road 24 at 5:20 a.m. in the Brownsville community, Alabama State Troopers confirmed. The accident was between a tractor-trailer carrying tires and a pickup truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, identified as 60-year-old Dallas Hamilton, of Laurel, MS, did not survive. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the accident.

The tractor-trailer was also on fire following the accident and the roadway was blocked for several hours.  The roadway is expected to reopen around 3 p.m. CT.

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