Local 1 dead in wreck on US 278 W | The Cullman Tribune


1 dead in wreck on US 278 W

LATEST UPDATE: Victim ID'd; http://www.cullmantribune.com/articles/2018/04/22/cullman-woman-idd-vict...

CULLMAN COUNTY - Authorities are on the scene of a two-vehicle wreck that has claimed one life. The head-on collision happened just east of the bridge over Crooked Creek in the 9400 block of U.S. Highway 278 West before 1 p.m. One person died, and one driver has been transported by ambulance to an area hospital.

Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick is not releasing details at this time, allowing for sufficient time for notification of the victim's family.

Volunteer fire fighters from Jones Chapel, Logan and Sardis have been active at the scene, along with Cullman EMS, the Cullman County Sheriff's Office and Alabama State Troopers.

Please use caution in the area. This is a developing story.

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