Athens man died in wreck on Highway 72 in Limestone County

LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – An Athens man is dead after a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 72 in eastern Limestone County.

Limestone County Coroner Mike West confirms Darrell Eugene Meadows, 64, died when his pickup truck left the road and hit a utility pole.

West said emergency crews pronounced Meadows dead at a local hospital. According to West, the accident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Highway 72, east of Mooresville Road.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate the wreck.

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