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Weekend crash claims life of Prattville man

By J.R. TIDWELL / Editor

An 80-year-old man from Prattville died in a two-vehicle crash on Feb. 24.

According to the Alabama State Troopers, Walter Jefferson Marshall was killed when the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado he was driving was struck by a 2003 Ford F-250.

“Marshall, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford was not injured,” said a release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

The crash occurred at 3:58 p.m. on Chilton County 23 at the intersection of Chilton County 530, which is approximately three miles south of Verbena.

“Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate,” said the release.