UPDATED @ 8:20 PM 11:38 AM... Motor Vehicle Accident on US 231 near Hwy 123 South of Ozark with a FatalityMatt Boster & Rickey Stokes
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Apr 07 2017 11:41 AM
OZARK: Ozark Fire and Ozark Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash at US 231 and Hwy 123 involving three vehicles. we understand that at least one person is dead.
The area where the crash occurred is closed until it can be cleaned up and all traffic is beig diverted. The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Ozark Police.
Rickey is in Ozark and resonding for RSN.
UPDATED @ 12:25 PM
A vehicle that was north bound on Highway 231 approaching Ozark from the south is reported to have crossed the median into the path of south bound vehicles.
A total of four vehicles were involved. A vehicle caught fire. One person was ejected and was pinned under the wreckage.
Ozark Police, Dale County Sheriff Deputies, Alabama State Troopers, Ozark Fire and EMS on the scene.
We are holding close up photos until next of kin notified.
Dale County Coroner Woody Hildbolt is on the scene.
UPDATED @ 4:21 PM
It has been confirmed that two people has died in the accident.
UPDATED @ 8:20 PM
The two victims have been identified as Dewitt Pierce of Dothan and Daniel Day of Montgomery.