Troopers: Log Truck Crash Likely Caused By Fatal Medical Condition

December 11, 2017

Alabama State Troopers say a log truck crash in Atmore early Monday morning was likely caused by a fatal medical condition.

Danny Wayne Boyington, 53, was southbound on Highway 31 when the truck he was driving ran off the roadway about 4:10 a.m., crossed railroad tracks running parallel to the the highway and came to rest in a wooded area on Byrne Drive, also known as Alto Way. He was pronounced deceased following the crash.

An unknown medical emergency was the likely cause of Boyington’s death, troopers said, not the crash.

The accident damaged the power system, reportedly leaving nearby manufacturing company Alto Products Corp. without power keeping about 100 or more employees home as Alabama Power worked to make repairs.

The accident remains under investigation by Alabama State Troopers. photos, click to enlarge.


16 Responses to “Troopers: Log Truck Crash Likely Caused By Fatal Medical Condition”

  1. Valerie young on December 15th, 2017 8:28 pm

    RIP Danny, You will be missed buddy, I’ll catch you on the flip side. Condolences to the family

  2. Debbie on December 14th, 2017 3:20 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers!!
    May God wrap his arms around you and help you through this time!!

  3. TUMom on December 13th, 2017 2:07 am

    To the family and friends of this man I pray that God will comfort each and every one of you aqn helkp you in the days ahead. God Bless you all.

  4. Niece on December 12th, 2017 8:26 pm

    This was my uncle… The family will miss you your In better place now your up there with paw paw an your grandchildren have some one special looking over them

  5. Bobbie on December 12th, 2017 7:56 pm

    Although I did not know him , my heart and prayers go out to his family, I hope that they find peace.

  6. My2Cents on December 12th, 2017 8:54 am

    Prayers for you and your family.

  7. Brenda on December 12th, 2017 7:45 am

    So sorry to here about this. I saw someone posted about this I work at Alto it was my day off. May God be with the family.

  8. Molino Mom on December 12th, 2017 6:39 am

    Mrs Boyington,
    I pray for you and your family. This is so heartbreaking! But know that he is in a better place than we are, even though I know you all will miss him terribly. God bless you!

  9. his daughter on December 12th, 2017 12:40 am

    Daddy I love you, I miss you! I wish this was and dream, your grandsons are going crazy wanting you home!. This wasn’t supposed to happen

  10. A.Wilton Thompson on December 11th, 2017 8:31 pm

    Prayers for you and your family mam. A.W.Thompson

  11. anne 1of2 on December 11th, 2017 7:39 pm

    God Bless you and your family! Any time is a bad time, but this in December is worse. Take heart in the Lord taking care of him tonight.

  12. DJC on December 11th, 2017 7:37 pm

    Terribly sad news

  13. Belinda on December 11th, 2017 3:33 pm

    I love him and miss him wish he was home with his grandbabies

  14. Roni on December 11th, 2017 2:48 pm

    Sorry bout your loss be missed rest in pace

  15. Sandra Matthews on December 11th, 2017 2:25 pm

    I am sorry for your loss. He was loved by many.

  16. Belinda on December 11th, 2017 10:35 am

    It was my husband he was on hwy 31 headed to bay minette he had a heart attack

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