Morgan County coroner identifies man killed in Highway 20 wreck

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Posted: Feb 19, 2021 10:19 AM
Updated: Feb 19, 2021 4:45 PM

UPDATE: The Morgan County coroner identified the man killed in the crash as 35-year-old Cody Dewayne Carter from Jackson County.

Decatur police say the driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured. They determined the driver of the 18-wheeler was stopped on Highway 20 waiting to turn into SA Recycling, when it was rear-ended by the dump truck.

Family of the victim has been notified. The wreck was cleared around 2:30 p.m.

From earlier:

The Decatur Police Department reports it is on the scene of a fatal wreck on Hwy. 20 near SA Recycling.

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office said the wreck involved an 18-wheeler and a dump truck.

Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

Use caution if you cannot.

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