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Cullman man dies in wreck on I-65

The car was hit from behind by a pickup truck.

Posted: Aug 21, 2021 7:34 PM

A Cullman man died in a two-vehicle crash Friday night. 

It happened on I-65 just one mile north of Hayden in Blount County. 

State troopers say 58-year-old Franklin Strickland died at the scene. Officials say his car was hit from behind by a pickup truck. Strickland's car had stopped on the road because of another crash.

A passanger in the truck was injured and taken to a local hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. 

State troopers are investigating the crash. 

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