Jackson County wreck sends vehicle into Tennessee River

Jackson County sheriff’s deputies and Alabama State Troopers responded.

Posted: Nov 11, 2019 3:35 PM

A wreck Monday afternoon sent a vehicle into the Tennessee River.

It happened at Highway 35 and Highway 40 in Jackson County. According to Rocky Harnen, a spokesperson for the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the brakes went out on a truck that was carrying a load of steel down the mountain.

Harnen says there was metal on the roadway after the wreck. He says a few people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Jackson County sheriff’s deputies and Alabama State Troopers responded.

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