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Fatal Accident On Highway 35 in Rainsville, AL Thursday Afternoon

6/16/2017 2:00 p.m.


The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has confirmed that an accident involving fatalities occurred in DeKalb County Thursday afternoon however no additional information is being released at this time.

According to Ft Payne news source the Southern Torch, that crash occurred around 3:00pm in Rainsville during a heavy rainstorm and the Rainsville Police Department confirmed that both drivers were killed, with a mother and child in one of those vehicles being transported to Erlanger Medical Center for treatment.

According to that report, one of those vehicles had apparently hydroplaned and crossed the median while traveling on Highway 35 and collided with the other vehicle, which was going eastbound.

We’ll have additional information as it becomes available.