1 dead, 1 injured in Hartselle car accident

1 dead, 1 injured in Hartselle car accident

HARTSELLE, AL (WAFF) - The Hartselle Police Department was dispatched to a car accident on the northbound side I-65, just north of the Thompson Road exit Wednesday night, at 9 o'clock.

Once they arrived, officers discovered that two vehicles were involved.

One of the vehicles, a 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche had overturned ejecting the driver, 85-year-old Melvin Brown of Lacey's Spring, AL. Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver, 34-year-old Justin Moore of Hartselle, who was driving the 1998 Ford Explorer was transported to Decatur Morgan Hospital via ambulance. Moore was treated and later released from the hospital.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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