A collision between an 18 wheeler and a pickup about 2 miles west of Como on Hwy 11 Tuesday morning claimed the life of a Hopkins County man. The driver of the pickup, 62 year old James Robert Burns of Brashear was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the 18 wheeler was Casey Kyle Hayward of Dike. He apparently was not injured. State Trooper Allen Hale is investigating the crash.