Kenyan Man killed in crash on I-65 in Baldwin County Alabama [VIDEO]

69-year-old James Njengere

A man died Thursday afternoon after the truck he was riding in struck two other vehicles before overturning into the median of I-65 in Baldwin County, Alabama State Troopers said.

James Gicheha Njengere was the passenger in a 2000 Toyota Tundra that hit the back of an attenuator truck around 12:30 p.m. Thursday on I-65 North at exit 31 in Baldwin County, according to Sgt. John “Daryl” Bogle. The attenuator truck was behind a paint striping crew that was working on the interstate.

After the collision with the attenuator truck, the Tundra struck a commercial vehicle and then overturned into the median.

The driver of the Tundra, identified as 24-year-old Esau Waweru Kariuki of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was taken to University in Hospital in Mobile with undisclosed injuries.

Njengere was not wearing a seat belt, authorities said.

Alabama teacher dead in fatal crash on I-65 NB in Baldwin County

UPDATE— ALEA identified the deceased as 69-year-old James Njengere, a teacher at the Alabama School of Mathematics & Science.

The accident occurred Thursday afternoon on Interstate 65 northbound near the 31 mile marker.

Few details are available. Expect delays in the area.




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