Walker County crash kills UPS truck driver along I-45

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WALKER COUNTY - An early morning crash along I-45 north of Huntsville has claimed the life of a UPS truck driver.

The accident happened around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday near FM 1696 north of Huntsville.

A semi-truck for UPS slammed into the back of an 18-wheeler hauling vehicles, according to KTRK-TV in Houston.

The driver of the UPS truck was killed.

During the accident investigation, a driver passing by the scene hit the back of a Huntsville Police Department car.

Troopers tell ABC 13 the driver had a medical emergency right moments before slamming into the police cruiser. Nobody was seriously hurt in that accident.