UPDATE: Deadly Hwy. 31 South wreck victim identified

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TANNER, Ala. – The driver of a car in a fatal accident on Highway 31 in Tanner has been identified.

75-year- old Phillip H. Hendrix of Crosswind Road in Toney has been identified as the driver killed in a crash at the intersection of US 31 and Laughmiller Road.

State troopers say Hendrix was driving his Mercury Cougar east on Laughmiller Road when he was struck by a southbound truck on US 31 just after noon on October 1, 2014.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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