Single Vehicle Crash in Piedmont
The Alabama Department of Public Safety reports that on Thursday night, a single-vehicle crash claimed two lives. Nikki Stancil of Piedmont and Michael Barnwell of Anniston were killed when the vehicle they were in left the roadway and overturned. The crash occurred at 8:35 p.m. on U.S. 278 five miles east of Piedmont. The two did not have their seat belts on. Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate. The Alabama Department of Public Safety encourages drivers to wear their safety belts and reduce the risk of crash injuries by 50 percent.