Man killed after 18-wheeler backs into him

TARRANT, AL (WBRC) – A man was killed early Wednesday morning after an accident involving an 18-wheeler.

The Jefferson County Coroner's office says 52-year-old Steven Earl Spillers became pinned between a truck and a loading dock after the truck backed up around 2:00 a.m. The incident occurred at R and L carriers in Tarrant.

Spillers was pronounced dead in the ER of a local hospital.

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