Construction worker killed in Greene County accident

A single-vehicle crash at 7:44 a.m March 2, claimed the life of a Northport man. Construction worker Ernest Eugene Hartley, 51, was killed when he was struck in a construction zone by a 1992 Mack water hauler driven by Howard Thomas, 42, of Northport.

Hartley was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Interstate 59 near the 52 mile marker, approximately 12 miles north of Eutaw. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.