MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – One person is dead following an early morning wreck in Marshall County on Saturday.
According to a Facebook post by the Marshall County Coroner, they arrived at the scene of a single-vehicle wreck at the intersection of HWY 205 and Oneonta Cutoff Road around 2 a.m.
One person was pronounced dead on the scene. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) identified the man as 28-year-old Matthew Simon Thurmond.
The agency said Thurmond was fatally injured when the 2015 GMC 1500 pickup that he was a passenger in left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. ALEA said the driver was transported to Huntsville Hospital for treatment.
ALEA is continuing to investigate the accident.