Motorist in fatal crash on U.S. 80 in Macon County identified

Motorist in fatal crash on U.S. 80 in Macon County identified
Smoke pours from the wreckage of a tractor trailer hauling tires. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Smoke pours from the wreckage of a tractor trailer hauling tires. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Law enforcement on the scene of a fatal crash in Macon County. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Law enforcement on the scene of a fatal crash in Macon County. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MACON CO., AL (WSFA) - A two-vehicle accident on Wednesday in Macon County claimed the life of a Mississippi man, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Dallas Hamilton, 60, died when the 2013 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer hauling a load of tires. Troopers say the tractor-trailer caught fire as a result of the accident, but the driver was uninjured.

The crash occurred on U.S. Highway 80 at the 185 mile marker, 15 miles east of Tuskegee.

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