One dead, four injured in Guntersville wreck


One woman was killed and four others were injured in a multi-vehicle wreck in Guntersville Monday afternoon.

The wreck happened on the Paul Stockton Causeway just before 4:00 p.m. Three cars were involved: a 2010 Nissan Altima driven by Jan Slaton, 69, of Albertville; a 2017 Ford Focus driven by Jennifer Rossuck of Albertville; and a 2015 Toyota Highlander driver by Deborah Cole of Albertville.

Three children were also in Mrs. Slaton’s vehicle.

Mrs. Slaton was pronounced dead at the scene. Two of the children were treated at Huntsville Hospital and released. The other is in critical condition at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham.

Rossuck is listed in critical condition at Huntsville Hospital.

Cole was not injured in the collision.

The cause of the collision is under investigation by Guntersville Police.

Source: Guntersville Police Department

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