Single-Car Crash Claims Man’s Life
State Troopers have identified the victim as 31-year-old Jeremy Walthall. They say the crash happened Monday on Gallant Road three miles north of Ashville. The investigation shows Walthall’s car left the roadway and struck a tree. Troopers say the victim was not wearing a seat belt and the passenger, 26-year-old Jessica Maddox of Warrior was not restrained. Walthall was pronounced dead at the scene. Maddox was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham.