Fatal Accident Kills Two Monday in Dekalb County

According to Trooper Chuck Daniel, Public Information Officer with ALEA, a two-vehicle crash at 11:40 a.m. on Monday, February. 24, 2020 claimed two lives. Emily Rae Denham, 19, of Dutton was killed, when the 2015 Nissan Altima she was driving collided with a 2020 Mack tractor trailer. Denham, and a passenger, Cody Austin Martin, 20, of Pisgah were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Mack truck was not injured. The crash occurred on Alabama Highway 75 at the intersection of Dekalb County 400 in the Lakeview Community.

Nothing further is available as ALEA Troopers continue to investigate.