Victim killed in I-65 crash near Prattville identified

Crash on I-65 SB @ MP 183.4 before Exit 181, near Prattville.
Crash on I-65 SB @ MP 183.4 before Exit 181, near Prattville.((Source: ALGO))
Updated: Jan. 28, 2021 at 9:00 PM CST
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PRATTVILLE, Ala. (WSFA) - One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 southbound near Prattville Thursday, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency troopers.

ALEA said the crash happened around 12:15 p.m. just before Exit 181 to Millbrook when a 2013 Ford F-150 hit a 1999 Freightliner and then collided with a 2018 Volvo truck.

The driver of the Ford, Dustin Knight, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers say he wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the Volvo was taken to a hospital for treatment, according to ALEA. The driver of the Freightliner was not injured.

No further information can be released at this time as ALEA continues to investigate the wreck.

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