Birmingham man dead after fatal wreck in Marengo County

Fatal Crash

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A two-vehicle crash Monday morning claimed the life of a man from Birmingham.

Rodriques Dewon Cowans, 34, of Birmingham was seriously injured when the tractor-trailer he was driving struck construction equipment.

Cowans, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The construction equipment operator was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The crash happened in Marengo County on Alabama Highway 5 near the 7-mile marker, about a mile south of Pine Hill city limits.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division is investigating the cause of the crash.

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