UPDATE: Troopers identify man killed in crash on Highway 98 in Foley

Baldwin County

UPDATE (10/25/21 10:20 p.m.) — Alabama State Troopers have identified the person killed in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 98 in Foley Monday morning.

Fernando Garza-Monroy, 48, of Foley, was killed when the 2007 Dodge Caravan he was driving was struck in the rear by a mail truck, a 1999 International. Garza-Monroy’s vehicle then struck a 2017 Lexus. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The crash happened on U.S. 98 at the 67-mile marker in Foley. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division is investigating.

UPDATE (10/25/21 10:08 a.m.) — The mail truck involved was transporting mail from Mobile. The other mail trucks on scene were those helping retrieve the mail.

The mail retrieved from the crash is being sent to delivery units.

Mail delivery will happen today.

FOLEY, Ala. (WKRG) — The Foley Police Department confirms a deadly crash occurred on Highway 98 near Fernwood Drive Monday morning.

The crash appeared to involve a mail truck and a minivan.

Highway 98 was shut down in both directions while ALEA investigated the crash.

This is a developing story.

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