76-year-old dies in crash

Published 7:28 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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A 76-year-old man died Thursday following a head-on collision with a tractor-trailer on Alabama 183.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the victim was identified as Thomas R. Long, 76, of Uniontown. The crash occurred at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, May 9, on Alabama 183 at the 11 mile marker, which is 11 miles north of Uniontown.

Long, 76, was driving a 2014 Subaru Outback when the vehicle collided head-on with the 2021 Kenworth tractor-trailer driven by Ronnie A. Tompkins, 46, of Jemison. Long was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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State troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the crash.