Ardmore Police confirm icy road conditions caused a fatal accident on Hwy 53

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Fatal accident in Ardmore linked to weather

ARDMORE, Ala. – A man was killed as the result of a weather-related accident Friday evening.

Police said the accident happened around 4:40 p.m. Friday. Icy roads caused a car to slid into oncoming traffic on Hwy 53 just south of Old School House Road.

David R. Shelton, 30, of Pulaski, Tenn., was killed when he car slid into a truck in the oncoming lane. Troopers said Sheton was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

Most agencies are asking you to stay off the road tonight. We’ve got a running list of road conditions. Click here to see it.