Life claimed in wreck on Highway 280

Photo courtesy Aaron Le
Photo courtesy Aaron Le

MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL (WBRC) – The chief of the Mountain Brook Police Department says one person is dead after a wreck on Highway 280.

It happened on Monday morning at 7:52 a.m. on the eastbound side of the highway near Wendy's restaurant when a yellow Ford Mustang ran into the back of a refrigeration truck.

The female driver of the Mustang was taken to UAB Hospital where she died a short time later. Her identity is being withheld until contact with family is made.

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