Huntsville man killed, 5 injured in wreck on U.S. 72

Huntsville man killed, 5 injured in wreck on U.S. 72
Alabama State Troopers say one man was killed and five people were injured in a two-vehicle wreck on U.S. 72 at Dug Hill Road on Feb. 24, 2018. (Source: WAFF)

MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A Huntsville man was killed and several others injured in a crash on U.S. 72 at Dug Hill Road Saturday afternoon.

Alabama State Troopers say at about 1:50 p.m., a 2013 GMC Sierra collided with a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. Authorities said one of them was traveling eastbound bound when it crossed the highway and was hit by a westbound car.

A passenger in the GMC was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers identified him as 85-year-old John Ed Stone.

The drivers in both vehicles, plus three passengers in the Chevrolet, were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

Troopers said Stone was not using a seat belt.

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