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    Multi-vehicle crash leaves 1 deceased; Vinemont man identified

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    UPDATE (9 pm): Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick confirmed the decedent as Nicholas Allen Joiner, 20, of Vinemont. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________- CULLMAN, Ala. – One person was killed Tuesday evening just after 5 p.m. in a deadly crash at the intersection of Second Avenue Northwest (U.S. Highway 31...

    Taylor man killed in single-vehicle crash

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Taylor man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 8:50 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in Cullman County. Alabama State Troopers said Michael E. Sisco, 35, was fatally injured when the 2011 Ford Focus he was driving left...

    (Updated) Cullman man dies after single-vehicle crash

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    Updated Nov. 30 at 9:06 a.m. CULLMAN, Ala. – A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 12:20 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, claimed the life of a Cullman man. Alabama State Troopers said Maxwell W. Ratcliff, 24, was critically injured when a 2021 Dodge Ram left the...

    1 killed in motorcycle wreck Sunday night

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- One person was killed when a motorcycle and a truck crashed Sunday evening, Aug. 6, 2023. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick said Kristian Gage Walker, 25, of Cullman, was pronounced dead at the scene. Kilpatrick said the crash happened at the intersection of Main Avenue...

    Nauvoo man killed in Cullman County crash

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – A Nauvoo man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:11 a.m. Sunday, July 16. Alabama State Troopers identified the victim as John A. Mills, 60. Troopers said Mills was fatally injured when the 2005 Nissan Altima he was driving left...

    Vinemont man killed in 2-vehicle crash

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    DECATUR POST—A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 4:23 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, has claimed the life of a Vinemont man. Johnny D. McDonald, 83, was fatally injured when the 2017 Cadillac XT5 that he was a passenger in, was struck by a 2007 Toyota...

    Oneonta man killed in Cullman County crash

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -  A 19-year-old Oneonta man was killed in a single-vehicle crash at approximately 3:45 a.m. Sunday, June 18. Alabama State Troopers identified the victim as Cristian Alvarado-Hernandez. Troopers said Alvarado-Hernandez was fatally injured when the 2004 Ford pickup he was a passenger in...

    ALEA: 2 wheels, 4 wheels, we all must share the road

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -  This May, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) is teaming up with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to remind all motorists that motorcyclist and cyclist safety is everyone’s responsibility. Each year, May marks both National Motorcycle...

    1 killed, 2 injured in multi-vehicle crash on I-65

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    CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. – One person was killed and two injured in a multi-vehicle crash at approximately 8:15 a.m. Monday, May 1, near the 318 mile marker on Interstate 65 in Cullman County. Alabama State Troopers said David A. Moore, 37, of Berry, was fatally...

    ‘We must continue to ensure that Alabama remains connected’

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    Ivey attends Hwy. 157 expansion ceremony CULLMAN, Ala.  – Gov. Kay Ivey on Monday cut the ceremonial ribbon on the completion of the Alabama Highway 157 four-lane expansion project. The ceremony took place at Northbrook Baptist Church, where Ivey was joined by Cullman Mayor Woody...

    ALEA marks 1st anniversary, success of LEADS

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala.  – In April of 2022, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Driver License Division launched a new and modernized driver license system, replacing a complex legacy system that had been in place for nearly two decades. Since the launch of the Alabama Law...

    ALEA: April marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The behavior of driving distracted continues to plague our state’s roadways by creating dangerous situations that can easily be avoided by using safe driving practices. In recognition of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol...

    Single vehicle accident ends in one death according to coroner 

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    VINEMONT, Ala. - According to Jeremy Kilpatrick, Cullman County Coroner, a single vehicle accident in Vinemont Friday night claimed the life of a local man. Kilpatrick stated James William Floyd, 29, of Vinemont, was killed in a single vehicle accident on CR 1212 at 7:29...

    Vinemont man killed in single-vehicle crash

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    A single-vehicle crash at approximately 10:28 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, has fatally injured a Vinemont man.  Alvin D. Gillon, 67, was critically injured when the 2019 Dodge Caravan that he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Gillon was transported to Huntsville Hospital...

    Cullman County Sheriff’s Office details traffic management at Smith Lake Park for 4th of July festival

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) will be responsible for traffic control following the fireworks show at Smith Lake Park today, July 4, 2022.  “After the fireworks display has ended, traffic will be one way for outgoing traffic out of the park...

    Two people killed in three-person wreck on Monday

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - Two people were killed when three vehicles were involved in a traffic wreck on Monday morning around 7:30 a.m. near Hurricane Creek Park on Highway 31.  According to Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick, two women were identified as being deceased on scene...

    Thursday SUV / motorcycle wreck update 

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department responded to a two-vehicle wreck this past Thursday at 2:18 p.m. involving a Nissan Pathfinder and a Yamaha motorcycle in downtown Cullman.   According to CPD officer Hunter Potts, the driver of the Pathfinder, Joey Pigg, 48, of Moulton...

    ALEA encourages everyone to end the summer safely this Labor Day weekend

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As the final holiday of the summer draws near, many Alabamians are preparing for an extended fun-filled weekend with friends, family and festivities on the state’s busy roadways and scenic waterways. The Labor Day holiday is often recognized as a day...

    Two-vehicle wreck claims lives of two Cullman men

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - A two-vehicle wreck that happened on Highway-278 East at 5:35 a.m. on Friday killed two local men.  Bruce Bentley, 55, of Cullman and Patrick Mize, 24, of Cullman were the drivers of a Ford Galaxy and Ford Fiesta, respectively. They were both...

    Interstate wreck shuts down northbound lanes

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - According to the Alabama State Troopers Decatur Patrol Post, a wreck involving a ‘vehicle Versus 18-wheeler’ happened around 5:30 p.m. near Exit 305 in Cullman. The northbound lanes are currently blocked for travel.  There is no report of injuries yet. The wreck is...

    Cullman Police Dept. announces new route plan  for Cullman City Schools

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman Police Department, in coordination with Cullman High, Middle and Primary Schools announced this week a new school driving route plan.   CPD Patrol Captain Jeff Warnke said the work was done in tandem with the schools to ensure that the students’...

    Rock the South announces traffic plan approved by the Cullman County Commission

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The organizers of Rock The South have recently gained the approval of the Cullman County Commission to limit traffic on portions of County Road 469 and County Road 436 during Rock the South 2021. These roads will have restricted access from...

    UPDATE: Joppa couple identified in deadly I-65 collision

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    DODGE CITY, Ala. - Friday afternoon, the identities of a couple killed in a traffic collision on I-65 Thursday evening were released by Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick. Kilpatrick identified the deceased as Brenda Hickens Miller, 72, and Nickey Nile Miller, 70, of Joppa. Thursday evening,...

    U.S. 31 to stop traffic for bridge work March 10

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that traffic on U.S. 31 between Hartselle and Falkville will be stopped as girders are moved into place for the new southbound bridge at Cedar Creek on Wednesday, March 10. Multiple stoppages will occur between 8...

    Icy roads a risk across Alabama through Tuesday

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    MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) advise motorists that icy road conditions are possible across much of the state as widespread freezing occurs late Sunday, Feb. 14, through Tuesday, Feb. 16. In addition, freezing fog...

    U.S. 31 lane to be closed near Olive St.

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that contractor Wiregrass Construction will temporarily close the inside southbound lane of U.S. 31 north of Olive Street in Cullman for drainage work Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 10.   The drainage work is in preparation for nearly $1.3 million...

    Tennessee River bridge to be repaired

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    HUNTSVILLE — The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that crews will repair the deck of the Tennessee River Bridge on Interstate 65 northbound from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. Expect delays due to temporary closure of the inside northbound lane. Be...

    EXPECT DELAYS: Lane closure I-65 N at Lacon Thursday

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    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect a single-lane closure on Interstate 65 northbound near mile marker 319, north of Exit 318 (U.S. 31) at Lacon, for pavement repair, Thursday, Jan. 16. Weather-permitting, crews will be working from about 8...

    UPDATE: Cullman woman identified as victim in Sunday morning crash

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    CULLMAN, Ala. -- A single vehicle accident resulted in one death around 2 a.m. Sunday morning near the intersection of County Road 1545 and Alabama Highway 69. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick identified Amy Lachelle Drake, 42, of Cullman as the victim. In a press...

    Accident in Holly Pond leaves two with minor injuries

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    HOLLY POND, Ala. - Shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon, two minivans collided at the intersection of State Hwy. 91 and U.S. Hwy. 278 in downtown Holly Pond, resulting in two minor injuries. Cullman County Sheriff’s deputies on the scene told The Tribune that...

    ALDOT Road Update for Fourth of July Holiday Travel

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    Buckle up and drive alert ALDOT Road Update for Fourth of July Holiday Travel MONTGOMERY, Ala. – As an added precaution during the heavily traveled Fourth of July holiday, ALDOT is doing its part for road safety by having no temporary lane closures on...

    🚨Smith Lake Park Traffic Information🚨

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) will be responsible for traffic control following the fireworks show at Smith Lake Park Thursday, July 4th, 2019. After the fireworks display has ended traffic will be one way for outgoing traffic out of the...

    TRAFFIC ALERT: I-65 guardrail repairs in Cullman Co. Monday-Wednesday this week

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    CULLMAN, Ala. - The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) advises motorists that crews will be repairing guardrail next week at various locations on Interstate 65 in Cullman County between Exit 299 (Alabama 69 in Dodge City) and the Morgan County line. Work will take place...