Truck Crashes Into Storage Facility, One Person Killed in Mobile

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UPDATE (2:00 p.m. Monday)- Mobile Police have identified the driver as 30-year-old Tommie Lee Cochran.

UPDATE (4:54 p.m.) — Mobile Police report that in a preliminary investigation, a black Chevrolet Silverado truck was traveling southbound on Pleasant Valley Road in the right lane and for an unknown reason, left the roadway until it struck a concrete culvert.

The driver was partially ejected and the vehicle came to a final rest when it struck a storage building.

Mobile Fire-Rescue pronounced the driver deceased at the scene.


UPDATE (5:36 a.m.) – A spokesperson for the Mobile Fire- Rescue Department confirms one person was killed when a pickup truck crashed into a storage facility on Pleasant Valley Road in Mobile.


UPDATE (5:20 a.m.) – News 5’s Katarina Luketich has been at the scene since early this morning and reports seeing a body bag loaded into an ambulance.  We have contacted Mobile police and Mobile Fire- Rescue for more information.


Original Story:

MOBILE, AL (WKRG) Emergency crews are at the scene of a crash involving a pickup truck that slammed into a storage facility.

The crash happened around 1:40 a.m. on Pleasant Valley Road in Mobile.

The truck hit a sign at ACT Lab next door to the storage facility before crashing through a fence and slamming into a storage unit.

A News 5 crew at the scene has not seen the driver of the truck.  An ambulance arrived on the scene more than an hour after the crash.

We have contacted Mobile police and Mobile Fire-Rescue for more information.

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