Fort Payne Man Killed in Christmas Eve Crash

A head-on collision in Marshall County claimed the life of a DeKalb County man early Saturday evening.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers responded to a head-on collision on Hustleville Road near Todd Ridge Road, around four miles north of Albertville, 7:20 that evening.  Christopher D. Bell, 48, of Fort Payne was fatally injured when the GMC van that he was driving collided with a GMC 1500 pickup.

Bell was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash; a passenger and the driver of the GMC pickup were both injured and transported to Erlanger Hospital to be treated.

No further information is available at this time, but ALEA is continuing to investigate.

(Compiled Sources)

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