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One dead in wreck on Highway 72 in Huntsville

The wreck happened just east of Memorial Parkway during the morning commute, police said.

Posted: Jan 5, 2018 10:18 AM
Updated: Jan 5, 2018 10:21 AM

One person is dead after a Friday morning wreck on Highway 72 in north Huntsville.

The wreck happened just before 9 a.m. on Highway 72 at Academy Drive, Huntsville police said. An SUV and a truck collided at the intersection.

There was no immediate word on what caused the wreck.

The intersection was shut down while police investigated the wreck. It reopened around 10:20 a.m.

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