One person dies in Guntersville wreck

GUNTERSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - One person is dead in a two-vehicle accident in Guntersville.

Police and emergency crews responded to the accident on Highway 431 before 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Guntersville Police said the driver of a water-well drilling truck heading northbound on 431, when he lost control at a stop light near Guntersville High School; turned over on its side into the southbound lane landing on top of a Chevrolet Impala.

The driver of the Impala was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released. The driver of truck was not injured.

A second vehicle's utility trailer was also hit by the drilling truck. All three people inside that vehicle were not injured.

The water-well truck is owned by Hand-Servicing Water Well Drilling Company based out of Hazel Green.

Traffic is being re-routed and delays are expected.

Guntersville and State Troopers are investigating the accident.

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