An 11-year-old was pronounced dead at the hospital after a crash on August 30.
At 4:15 p.m. there was a three-vehicle crash on AL. 20 near Barbara Lane. State troopers say the 11-year-old child was a passenger in a Mercedes E300 with his mother and uncle, crossing AL. 20, when they were struck by a Jeep Cherokee travelling West. A third vehicle, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, was struck after the initial collision and sustained minor damage.
The child was from Collierville, TN and was pronounced dead at Helen Keller Hospital. His family was also treated at Helen Keller Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
The driver and occupant of the Jeep Cherokee were transported to Shoals Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet Trailblazer was not injured.