One confirmed fatality in accident near WestRock paper mill

Published 7:44 pm Thursday, August 3, 2023

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On Thursday, August 3, at around noon, two 18-wheelers were involved in a collision near WestRock paper mill on U.S. Hwy 80 West. The accident closed down part of that area for the majority of the afternoon. The road was declared clear just after 7:00 p.m.

Corporal Reginal King with ALEA (Alabama Law Enforcement Agency) confirmed one fatality from the accident. The victim’s identity has not been released as of yet.

This article will be updated as more information becomes available.

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