Man killed in Huntsville wreck involving train identified


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Authorities said a man died after a crash involving a train and a vehicle at the intersection of Pratt Avenue and Meridian Street on Thursday.

Madison County Coroner Tyler Berryhill identified the victim as Clinton Avans, 36.

HEMSI emergency services said Avans died at the scene.

The road was closed shortly after the wreck, which happened just before 1:30 p.m. The surrounding roads reopened just before 4 p.m.

Huntsville Police are investigating the incident.

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