Car Accident Results in Death and Arrest

Wednesday, July 4, 2018


A Collinsville man has been charged with reckless murder in connection to the 2017 traffic death of a Gadsden woman. Lawrence Williams was driving south on Albert Rains at a high rate of speed when he struck a woman as she pulled onto the road from River Street in Gadsden. 


The investigation determined the cause of the accident was speeding and a combination of alcohol and drugs found in Williams’ system. Williams was booked in the Etowah County Detention Center and released on a $50,000 bond.


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