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1 dead after service truck accident that injured 4 children, 3 adults

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UPDATE 10:30 P.M. — Authorities report that one of the children injured in the accident has died. Deputies are working to determine the cause of the wreck.

Around 8:20 a.m., deputies found that there had been a collision between a truck and a car that caused severe and deadly injuries.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Seven people have been hospitalized for injuries related to an accident involving a service truck in Birmingham Thursday morning. 

The accident occurred at Birmingport Road and Galveston Street in the Minor community. Four of those injured were children. 

According to Birmingham Fire, some suffered serious injuries. Roughly one mile of the roadway is closed, and traffic is being rerouted through Galveston Street and Finland Avenue.

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