One person dead after a fatal wreck in Marshall County

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MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. — One person is pronounced dead after a fatal accident on Highway 431 in Albertville, Wednesday morning.

Marshall County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 76-year-old Lanell Spann of Union Grove. The Albertville Police Police Department says Spann was traveling southbound before 9 a.m. when the single-vehicle wreck occurred.

Albertville Fire and Rescue confirm Spann’s vehicle rolled over with her inside near Gilbert & Baugh Ford, Inc. dealership. Witness told officers the 2008 white Chevrolet Impala veered off the right-hand side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

A release from Albertville Police says she retired from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department after many years of service.

Authorities add the accident is still under investigation.