Hoover man killed in wreck



Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate a three-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Hoover man in Blount County last Friday.

Michael Carpick Jr., 71, died in the accident when his 2013 Mazda Miata collided with a 2015 Freightliner and 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe. The accident happened at the intersection of U.S. 278 and Ala 79, five miles west of Snead, just before 5 p.m.

No injuries were reported for the drivers and occupants of the other vehicles involved.