Deadly Wreck in Lauderdale County Under Investigation


LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — One person was killed in a wreck Monday night, one mile north of Florence.  A second person in the vehicle was injured.

The wreck happened on Alabama Highway 157 just after 9:00 p.m. Monday.  Jimmy Fred Ford Jr, 21, died at the scene.  Ford was a passenger in the vehicle.  The driver was injured.  That person’s name and condition has not been released.

Alabama State Troopers are working to determine the cause of the wreck.