Authorities in Alabama say that a truck driver did not survive after a crash sent his vehicle falling off of an interstate ramp onto the roadway below.
The crash occurred around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 6, in Birmingham, Alabama.
Investigators say that 59 year old truck driver Charles Eugene Pearce Jr. was hauling a load of automobiles on I-65 south when a multi-vehicle crash caused his vehicle to careen off of the I-65 exit ramp, falling about 25 feet onto I-59/20 northbound below.
Pearce died at the scene.
One other person was transported to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The fatal crash remains under investigation.