2 killed in Hoover crash on Montgomery Hwy identified



HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Two people were killed in a single-vehicle crash in Hoover Wednesday afternoon.

According to Hoover Police, a pick-up truck pulling a trailer was traveling northbound on Montgomery Highway when the driver lost control and struck a guardrail before leaving the roadway and hitting a tree.

The truck landed on its side, trapping the driver. Additionally, a passenger was ejected from the vehicle as a result of the crash.

The driver and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene. They have been identified as Leann Wood Hampton, 43, and Ross Allen Mize III, 37.

The crash happened around 12:33 p.m. north of Parkway Lake Drive.

The circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation.

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