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COPY-Montgomery man dies in Opelika wreck

OPELIKA, Ala. The Lee County coroner says a Montgomery man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Tuesday morning.

Bill Harris said 49-year-old James Norman Johnson Junior died instantly when trash truck he was driving struck a railroad overpass and he was thrown through the windshield.

The accident occurred on the Marvyn Parkway about 10 a-m.

Harris said Johnson, employed by Sunflower Waste Management, had just unloaded at a waste substation. He said it appeared that the rear door of the trash truck was up when it struck the overpass. The accident is under investigation by Opelika police.

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