3 killed in wreck in northeast Alabama

PAINT ROCK, Alabama (WDEF) – Three people died in a wreck on Wednesday afternoon in Northeast Alabama.

It happened on Highway 72 in Paint Rock, between Scottsboro and Huntsville around 3:40 CDT.

Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips says that a car rear-ended a broken down 18 wheeler.

Deputies were in route to assist the truck, when they got the call about the wreck.

All three people in the car were killed in the wreck.

Troopers say they were from Meridianville, Haleyville and Decatur.

They are investigating the possibility of alcohol being a contributing factor.

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