Corrections Officer Dies in Car Crash

A single-car crash kills a Fort Payne Police Department Corrections Officer this weekend. 23 year-old Officer Cody Wells was killed in the early morning hours on Sunday. Wells was traveling south on Highway 85 one mile outside of the city limits of Fort Payne when his vehicle left the roadway. Wells had been employed by the department as a Corrections Officer since November 2015. Funeral services are set for this Thursday at 2:00 PM at Wilson Funeral Home in Fort Payne. Burial will follow in Glenwood Cemetery; the family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 4:00 until 8:00 PM.


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