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Truck driver loses life after crashing into Alabama high school


A semi truck driver was killed when his truck crashed into an Alabama high school this week.

The incident happened at Southside High School near Selma, Alabama, just before 3 p.m. on Monday, March 4, according to a news release from Senior Trooper Reginal King of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Southside High School is located in Dallas County off of Highway 80 at at mile marker 94.

Authorities say that 42 year old Georgia-based truck driver James Shannon Minter left the roadway and crashed into the side of the high school’s gymnasium building.

Minter died at the scene, according to police.

No other injuries were reported.

Alabama State Police are still working to determine the cause of the crash.


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