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(Auburn, Alabama February 15, 2022) — On February 14th, Patrick Wayne Swearingen, 31, was killed in a multi vehicle crash on I-85 near Auburn. According to the coroner’s office, Swearingen was on active duty with the US Navy at the time of his death, and was set to retire soon.

The crash occurred in the northbound lane of I-85, near at exit 51. On information and belief, a tractor trailer caught fire in the northbound lane and involved other vehicles. When police, fire and emergency personnel arrived on scene they discovered several vehicle on fire, including the eighteen wheeler.

The authorities continue to investigate the crash.

Sources: WRBL

Contact Alabama Truck Accident Lawyers At Fob James Law Firm If You Need Legal Help

Unfortunately, truck accidents like this happen around the state of Alabama.

Police must investigate these crashes thoroughly to determine the cause of the accident.

You can request a copy of the accident report and we will get it for you.

At Fob James Law Firm, we understand how devastating these accidents can be for loved ones and the victims of these accidents.

If you sustain injuries or lose a loved one in a truck accident, please contact one of our truck accident attorneys or call us at 334-739-9000 to set up a free consultation.

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Fob James

Fob James obtained a B.S., in software engineering from Auburn University and then continued his education by getting his J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law. After working for a large regional firm for several years where he obtained awards for both individual and corporate clients, Fob found that his passion was fighting for individuals who have been seriously injured or wronged by others. Fob believes that the jury is the great equalizer to the power and influence that large corporations have in society.