Milton man dies in collision on US 280 the day after Christmas

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A two-vehicle crash on U.S. 280 claimed the life of a Milton man on Tuesday.

According to a report from the Alex City Post, the crash occurred at 8:11 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 26th.

Nathan Chase Dixon, 20, was killed when the Dodge pickup he was driving struck a disabled tractor-trailer.

Dixon was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in Dixon's pickup was transported to a local hospital.

The extent of the passenger's injuries is unknown at this time.

Alex City Post reported the crash site was located on U.S. 280 near the 61-mile marker, approximately four miles north of Alex City, Alabama.

No further information is currently available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate the incident.