An unidentified man was driving a pickup truck east on I-20 in Arlington when he failed to slow down for a semi-truck in front of him, and collided with its rear, at around 9:50 a.m. The man was found dead at the scene of the crash, but no one else sustained any injuries.
Valeria Hawkins was driving on I-20 with two passengers when her vehicle left the road and hit a tree. She died at the scene, and her passnegers were taken to a hospital in Tuscaloosa to be trated for their injuries. Troopers are as of yet unsure what caused the accident.
Trooper Albert Paxton says 54-year-old Don Knight of Pearl, Mississippi, died in Tuesday's fiery chain reaction accident.