1 dead, 4 injured in an early morning crash on Highway 431

1 dead, 4 injured in an early morning crash on Highway 431

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Five people were transported to Huntsville Hospital with critical injuries after an early morning accident. A passenger vehicle and a SUV pulling a boat crashed.

According to officials at Huntsville Hospital, Verbon Black died early Sunday morning from his injuries. He was in the SUV with Bobby White, Charlotte White, and Rebecca “Lynnette” Black.

Christopher Butler was in the SUV, and was treated and released later on Saturday.

The other three passengers remain at Huntsville Hospital.

The accident occurred around 9:20 Saturday morning at the intersection of Highway 431 and Highway 79, just north of Guntersville.

State Troopers are investigating the incident.

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