Former employee of Marshall Co. Sheriff's Dept. killed in crash

Former employee of Marshall Co. Sheriff's Dept. killed in crash
(Source: WAFF)
(Source: WAFF)
(Source: WAFF)
(Source: WAFF)

Police are investigating a crash that occurred in Albertville on Wednesday.

The single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 9 a.m. in front of Gilbert and Baugh Ford on US 431 in Albertville. Police have confirmed that the crash resulted in the death of Ruth Lanell Spann, 76, of Union Grove.

Witnesses say a white 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Spann, was traveling southbound on 431 when the vehicle veered off the road, struck an embankment, and overturned.

Spann was a long-time member of the Marshall Co. Sheriff's Department.

Authorities are still investigating the crash.

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