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Multi-vehicle wreck in Blount County leaves 1 dead

A man from Hoover is dead following a multi-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon in Blount County

Alabama State Troopers are investigating after a three-vehicle crash that occurred around 4:46 p.m. Friday afternoon claimed the life of a man from Hoover.

Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel said Michael Carpick Jr., 71, of Hoover was killed when the 2013 Mazda Miata he was driving collided with a 2015 Freightliner and a 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe.

Trooper Daniel said Carpick was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers and occupants of the other two vehicles were not injured.

The crash occurred on U.S. 278 at the intersection of Alabama 79, five miles west of Snead.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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