Matthew Jacob, 60, killed in crash in dump truck on Interstate 65 near Auburn on June 2.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:35am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014

Opelika man killed by dump truck accident

Matthew Jacob, 60, died after the 2011 Kenworth dump truck he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Jacob was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

A single-vehicle crash Monday, June 2, claimed the life of an Opelika man, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety.

Matthew Jacob, 60, died after the 2011 Kenworth dump truck he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Jacob was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

The crash occurred at 4:53 p.m. on Interstate 85 (northbound) near the 44 mile marker, six miles south of Auburn.

Jacob died at 8:33 p.m. at Columbus Regional Medical Center in Columbus, Ga.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

People Involved: 
Matthew Jacob
Roadway: 
Interstate 85

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