Alabama: Salem woman killed; firefighter injured in crash along I-85 in Macon County.

Horrific news out of east Alabama as a three-vehicle crash at 6:00 a.m., April 24, claimed the life of a young woman from Salem and injured a firefighter. Sarah E. Mills, 21, was killed when the 2018 Honda Civic she was driving collided with a 2000 Ford F-350 and then a 2016 Freightliner.

“The Ford F-350 served as a marked Franklin Volunteer Fire Department emergency vehicle. A fireman was struck by a vehicle during the crash and sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Mills was pronounced dead at the scene,” shared Trooper Benjamin “Michael” Carswell.

The crash occurred on Interstate 85 near mile marker 35, approximately two miles east of Franklin. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.

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