(Update) Avoid Hwy 278 East; multiple car wreck with fatality

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CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – According to the Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick, there was a traffic fatality around 11:57 a.m. on Highway 278 East near the bridge. 

Kilpatrick identified the traffic fatality victim as Lucas Specer Holton, 21, of Altoona. 

There is currently total road blockage as the wreck involved multiple vehicles. 

The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office asks that you avoid this area if possible. 

This article will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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