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Tuscumbia, AL – Truck Crash on Hwy 72 at Old Lee Hwy Takes One Life

Tuscumbia, AL (January 26, 2024) – The Tuscumbia Police Department confirmed that 19-year-old Simeon Michael Malone, of Cherokee, Alabama, lost his life as a result of an automobile accident that took place on Wednesday morning, January 24. The crash was reported to the police at 11:18 a.m.


According to official reports, a tractor-trailer was involved in a collision with an unknown number of vehicles on Highway 72 in the area just east of the Sprint Mart. Authorities responded to the scene and closed off the roadway just one half of a mile east of Old Lee Highway. One person involved in the accident, identified as Malone, was fatally injured. He was pronounced deceased by authorities. At this time, the incident is being investigated.


We offer our sympathies to the family of Simeon Michael Malone.


Fatal Auto Accidents in Alabama

Hundreds of people lose their lives as a result of fatal collisions in Alabama every year. Many of these collisions are a result of negligent and reckless drivers. The unfortunate truth is that our society witnesses countless victims lose their lives as a result of impaired drivers, drivers who use their phones when operating their vehicles, and drivers who continue to engage in other reckless behaviors.


When a loved one dies, families may have the option to take legal action against the party who caused the loss. Filing a wrongful death claim can provide your family with the resources needed to cover various losses and damages.


Losing a loved one due to someone else's negligence is a devastating experience, and it is important to hold the responsible party accountable. Pursuing a wrongful death claim in Alabama can be complex, but with the help of an experienced wrongful death lawyer, you can seek justice for your loved one. By understanding the legal process and having expert guidance, you can focus on healing while your lawyer fights for your rights. If you have lost a loved one due to someone else's actions, do not hesitate to reach out for legal assistance as soon as possible. Your family deserves justice and closure during this difficult time.


At Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP, we understand the difficult and emotional time that follows the unexpected loss of a loved one. Our experienced personal injury attorneys are committed to helping families seek justice and hold those responsible accountable for their actions in wrongful death cases. With our dedication and determination, we will work tirelessly to secure a fair resolution for your case. If you have lost a family member due to someone else's negligence or wrongdoing, reach out to our Alabama law firm at 205-349-2009 for a complimentary consultation. We are here to support you through this challenging time and fight for your rights.


Notes: Our writers relied on secondary sources to create this article. Our staff has not independently verified all of the circumstances surrounding this accident; therefore, if you find any incorrect information, please contact Cockrell, Cockrell, Ritchey & Ritchey, LLP immediately so that we can update the post to reflect the most accurate information available. The post may be deleted upon request.


Disclaimer: This post's content is not intended to serve as legal or medical advice. The image used in this post was not taken at the described accident scene. This post is not intended as a business solicitation.


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