Fatal crash in Madison County leaves 1 dead

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - A two-vehicle crash has left one person dead in Madison County.

Authorities said the accident happened early Saturday morning on Alabama Highway 53.

Huntsville Emergency Medical Services official Don Webster said one person was killed at the scene of the accident. Another person, 34-year-old Jessie Morris of Tennessee, was taken to Huntsville Hospital Trauma Services.

Police said the accident blocked traffic for several hours.