3 siblings, ages 9, 15, 17, die in tragic crash with 18-wheeler

Three siblings - ages 9, 15, and 17, were killed in a crash Monday morning in western Jefferson County. The crash happened about 8 a.m. on Alabama 269 at Short Creek Road. The two-vehicle wreck involved a car and an 18-wheeler. Jefferson County sheriff's Chief Deputy Randy Christian said there were four siblings in the car. The 9-year-old boy was pronounced dead on the scene.