Huntsville Police identify man killed in Wednesday afternoon wreck

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Huntsville police have identified the man killed in a wreck near the intersection of Sparkman Drive and Knowledge Drive. The wreck happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Mario Cottrell, 22, of Huntsville died.

Police say Cottrell was the front seat passenger in a car traveling north on Sparkman Drive. The car rear-ended a truck stopped in traffic, causing the car to flip.

Cottrell was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and other two passengers in the car and the driver of the truck only had minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.