From The Tribune staff reports
MADISON COUNTY — A single-vehicle crash at approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, December 13, has claimed the lives of two people.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Michael Santiago Mota, 27, and Kaitlyn Patterson, 24, both of New Market, were pedestrians that were fatally injured when a 2007 Kia Sportage struck them in the roadway. The driver, Spencer Lee Allen, 25, of New Market, was not injured. The crash occurred on Oscar Patterson Road near Coleman Road, approximately one mile north of Huntsville.
Both Mota and Patterson were pronounced dead at the scene.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.