3rd person dies after Guntersville rollover crash

Authorities say a third person has died after a pickup truck carrying a
group of children overturned on a highway in Guntersville.

Six others were injured in the Sunday afternoon wreck.

say the truck was carrying nine passengers — including several
children — when it flipped on U.S. Highway 431. The other car involved
in the crash was carrying two passengers, who weren't injured.

Names of the three people who died haven't been released.

resident Chuck Harrison told AL.com the truck passed him just before
the crash and looked like it was carrying a group of children who had
gone swimming. Harrison said the children spilled from the back of the
truck as it began flipping on the highway.

Guntersville is about 35 miles northwest of Gadsden.

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