Traffic Accidents In Madison & Cullman Counties Claim Two Lives

Alabama State Troopers report two separate traffic accidents have claimed two lives, in Madison and Cullman counties. According to Trooper Curtis Summerville, Public Information Officer, “A two-vehicle crash Friday, July 12, claimed the life of a Tennessee woman. Summer Walden, 40, of Flintville, Tenn. was killed when the 1999 Nissan Maxima, in which she was a passenger, struck a 2002 Ford Mustang. Walden, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Driver of the Nissan and a second passenger were transported to an area hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the Ford was not injured. The crash occurred at 8 p.m. on Butler Road ten miles north of Huntsville. ALEA Troopers continue to investigate the crash, and nothing further is available.”  

In Cullman county, “A two-vehicle crash Friday, July 12, claimed the life of a Cullman County man. Jonathan Carl Givens, 33, of Cullman was killed when the Suzuki GSX motorcycle he was operating collided with a 2006 Honda Accord. Givens was transported to an area hospital where he later died from his injures. The driver of the Honda was not injured.  The crash occurred at 10:55 p.m. on Cullman County 437 one mile west of Cullman. Nothing further is available as ALEA Troopers continue to investigate.”