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Two Men Killed in Two-Vehicle Wreck in Jackson County

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JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. — Two Rainsville men were killed in a two-vehicle wreck on Friday.

The crash occured around 11:00 a.m. one mile north of Dutton at the intersection of Alabama 71 and Jackson County 59.

60 year old Bruce Buttram of Rainsville and his passenger, 53 year old Marlin Wayne Smith, were killed.
Investigators say Buttram was not wearing a seatbelt and was killed instantly.
The driver of the other vehicle, 60 year old Eddie Nelson, was not hurt.
Alabama State Troopers say the investigation is still under investigation, but that alcohol was a factor.