HEMSI official confirms fatality in Wednesday night wreck on I-565

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – One person was killed in a crash on I-565, just westbound of the exit to the airport, Wednesday night.

HEMSI official Don Webster said the vehicle lost control and rolled into a grassy area near the exit.

Huntsville Police are trying to determine the cause of the crash. They have not released the identity of the person killed.

Westbound traffic on I-565 was down to one lane while crews worked the scene.