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A 24-year-old man died after colliding with the officer

A 24-year-old man died after colliding with the officer

Tuscaloosa County, Ala. (WIAT) — Northport Police are investigating a crash that killed a 24-year-old man early Saturday morning.

According to authorities, the crash was reported at 2:07 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the Hugh Thomas Bridge heading into Tuscaloosa from the city of Northport, Northport Police, Fire and Rescue and Northstar Ambulance located the crash involving a Honda Accord. Robert Robles, 24, and by the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Department Chevrolet Tahoe Patrol Unit.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Robles was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of the Hugh Thomas Bridge when he collided with a patrol unit. Both Robles and a Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputy were transported to DCH. Robles was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The crash is being investigated by the Northport Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Unit.

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