Fort Payne man killed in DeKalb County crash

Troopers continue to investigate.

Posted: May 11, 2021 11:03 AM

A Fort Payne man died Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash in DeKalb County.

Cranston James Noojin, 59, was fatally injured when the 2001 Nissan Frontier he was driving didn’t yield at a stop sign and was struck by a 2004 Kia Optima, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Noojin was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash occurred about 4:15 a.m. Tuesday on DeKalb County 483 near DeKalb County 51, about six miles south of Fort Payne.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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