96-year-old woman dies in head-on crash involving multiple cars on Alabama interstate

Published 3:46 pm Monday, May 8, 2023

A 96-year-old Alabama woman was filled in a head-on collision Sunday night that involved multiple vehicles.

The crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. on Interstate 65 in Cullman County.

Officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency identified the victim as Ruth C. Grave, from Bremen.

Graves was reportedly driving a 1997 Ford F-150 that collided head-on with a Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Hunter R. Mims, 30, of Northport.

After the initial collision, Graves’ pickup the reportedly struck a Honda Accord driven by Samuel S. Adkins, 21, of Madison.
The Honda then struck a Dodge Charger driven by Javon T. Young, 21, of Birmingham.
Graves was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. Officials report that Graves was not wearing her seat belt.
The crash remains under investigation.