From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BLOUNT COUNTY — This morning a traffic accident involving five vehicles claimed the life of a Cleveland man and injured another on Alabama 160, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
At 8 a.m. this morning, Philip Bryan Krutchen, 56, of Cleveland, crossed the center line and collided with several other vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred two miles south of Hayden.
A driver of a 2006 Ford was taken to an area hospital to be treated for injuries.
Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.