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Posted: Monday, January 28, 2013 9:36 am

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - Police have identified a man who died after a wreck Sunday afternoon on North Memorial Parkway.

Ernest Lee Pelham, 62, was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck on Memorial Parkway at Winchester Road.

According to police reports, witnesses said Pelham's vehicle was swerving in traffic as he traveled toward Huntsville from Meridianville on Highway 231/431 Sunday afternoon. Police say Pelham's truck swerved off the roadway at the intersection and hit the traffic signal that directs westbound traffic on Winchester.

The wreck caused traffic problems in the area for approximately two hours.

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