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Man killed in 18-wheeler involved wreck on Hwy 72

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COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. – A man was killed Thursday morning in a crash involving a truck and an 18-wheeler on Hwy 72 near Launch Point Church.

Tuscumbia police confirm that 86-year-old Billy Ray James died in the crash.

Police say the driver of the 18-wheeler was treated by emergency crews at the scene and released.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.