One person killed, four others including 1-year-old child injured in two-car wreck, Alabama troopers report

Published 5:53 pm Saturday, September 16, 2023

A car wreck killed an Alabama man and injured four others, including a 1-year-old child, Friday afternoon, Alabama state troopers said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday, and claimed the life of a Grant, Alabama, man.

Kevin M. Clements, 20, of Grant, was critically injured when the 2009 Nissan Cube, in which he was a passenger, collided head-on with the 1999 GMC Sierra driven by Floyd Pierce Jr., 61, of Guntersville.

Clements was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was transported to Huntsville Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The driver of the Nissan, Ashley Payne, 20, of Grant was transported to Huntsville Hospital for treatment. Pierce, and passenger Christy Kelley, 60, of Guntersville, were transported to Huntsville Hospital for treatment.

A 1-year-old passenger of the Nissan was also transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The crash occurred on Alabama 69, approximately six miles east of Arab, in Marshall County.