Interstate 565 fatal accident victims identified - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Interstate 565 fatal accident victims identified

Huntsville police have released the names of the two people who were killed in yesterday's  accident on I-565, west of the Jordan lane exit.

The victims have been identified as James Henry Grieco, 64, of Fort Payne; and, Jerry Thomas Herston, 56, of Fort Payne.

Grieco was driving a van westbound on the interstate when his tire blew out and he lost control of the vehicle.

Herston was a passenger in the van. He was thrown from the vehicle. Investigators say Herston was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

Huntsville Police had to shut down all four lanes of west bound traffic until the wreck could be cleared.


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