Man killed in wreck near Space and Rocket Center


HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — An 18-year-old man is dead after a wreck on I-565 Thursday night.

According to a spokesperson with the Huntsville Police Department (HPD), the crash happened around 8:15 p.m. on I-565 near the Space and Rocket Center.

Huntsville Police initially reported two injuries related to the wreck, but officers on-scene clarified that the man was the only injury.

According to HPD, he was initially seriously injured, however, he later died.

Eastbound traffic was directed onto Research Park Boulevard.

The crash remains under investigation.

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