UPDATE: One fatality after car wreck Tuesday night

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One person was killed and another was medflighted to the hospital after a car wreck Tuesday night at the corner of Zehner Road and Quinn Road outside of Athens.

Posted: Oct. 3, 2018 10:06 AM
Updated: Oct. 3, 2018 6:08 PM

UPDATE: According to Trooper Chuck Daniel, Scotty Moss was arrested at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday under charges of reckless murder for Jason Reed’s death and DUI assault for his 16-year-old passenger.


A roadway in Limestone County is back open this morning after a deadly crash Tuesday night.

The crash happened at the corner of Zehner Road and Quinn Road outside of Athens. Lloyd Jason Crawford Reed was killed in the wreck.

According to Limestone County sheriff's deputies, the crash happened when Reed's vehicle and another vehicle, driven by Scotty Dale Moss, collided. Reed was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger in his vehicle was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital.

Moss and the passenger in his vehicle were not injured.

There is no word yet on why the collision happened or if either driver was wearing their seatbelt.

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