Ozark man dies when his pickup collided with 18 wheeler

Traffic backed up in Pike County on July 22, 2019 due to fatal wreck. (Viewer submitted photo)
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Brundidge (WTVY)-- An Ozark man died Monday when the pickup truck he drove collided with an 18-wheeler. The wreck happened on U.S. 231 in Pike County.

43-year old Jerry Wayne Vance, traveling south, crossed the median into opposing lanes where the collision happened, per a statement by Alabama state troopers.

The driver of the Freightliner was transported to Troy Regional Medical Center with minor injuries and later discharged from the hospital.

A third vehicle received only minor property damage.

The wreck occurred near Brundidge.