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Keith Syvinski,
on June 11, 2018

Man driving Pilgrim’s Pride truck killed in wreck

Accident took place in Coffee County, Alabama

A man driving a truck carrying chickens for Pilgrim’s Pride died as a result of injuries sustained from a traffic accident in Coffee County, Alabama.

According to a report from WTVY, Willard Leon Haynes Jr., of Samson, Alabama, was traveling on Highway 134, about 8 miles east of the community of Opp, when his truck struck several trees and flipped. The accident took place around 2 p.m. on June 7.

The wreck caused the load of chickens to be spilled.

Traffic was diverted for several hours while the accident scene was cleared.

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