1 dead, 2 injured in major crash that shut down Highway 31 in Calera

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CALERA, Ala. ( WIAT ) — A major accident involving two vehicles and a tractor-trailer has a portion of Highway 31 temporarily shut down.

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Calera Fire Chief Sean Kendrick confirmed to CBS 42 that one person has died in the accident and two others sustained injuries. The injured were transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Shelby County Coroner Linda Evans released the identity of the casualty in the crash as 24-year-old Jacqueline Grace Beverley.

According to the Calera Police Department, Highway 31, just north of Highway 70, is still shut down as of 4 p.m. but should reopen soon.

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