Man killed in multi-vehicle crash on I-85 identified

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Published: Sep. 20, 2018 at 3:13 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Alabama State Troopers are releasing the name of the man killed in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday morning along Interstate 85.

Troopers say David Ronald Self, 51, of Auburn, was killed with the 2008 Hyundai Elantra he was driving was hit by a 1994 Chevy C1500 pickup truck.

The initial collision then multiplied with a total of five vehicles becoming involved, though the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office initially reported seven vehicles.

A 2015 Honda Accord, 2018 Ford Fiesta and a 2012 Peterbilt tractor trailer were also involved in the crash, which happened around 7:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes near Waugh.

Troopers said drivers of the Chevy, Honda and Ford were injured in the collision, though the severity of their injuries was not released.

The cause of the pile-up remains under investigation.

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