From The Tribune staff reports
MARSHALL COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash claimed the life of an Arab man on Thursday, Nov. 3, at approximately 7:45 p.m.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Wesley L. Darnell, 43, was fatally injured when the 1999 Mercury Marquis that he was driving entered the opposing lane and was struck by a 2013 Toyota Highlander driven by Randy A. Rathmann, 78, of Arab.
Darnell was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Rathmann and a passenger in the Toyota, Francine F. Rathmann, 77, of Arab, were both injured and transported to Huntsville Hospital for treatment.
The crash occurred on Alabama 69 near Warrenton Road, approximately one mile west of Guntersville, in Marshall County.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.