Van Accident Involving A Tree On Eva Road Results In Fatality

by | Jan 10, 2018 | 911, Public Safety

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Friday PM Update: Funeral services for Randy Joe West will be at 3 pm Sunday, January 14, 2018, at Cullman Heritage Funeral Chapel.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. West  was born March 2, 1977, to parents Billy Wayne “Doc” West and Carrie Etta “Pat” Harris Henderson.

Survivors include a son, Austin Burwell; a daughter, Tiffany West; mother, Carrie “Pat” Henderson; dad, Wayne “Doc” West; step mom, Mary West; two sisters, Patricia West Graves, Mellissa (Bo) Garrison brother, Dewayne West; sister-in-law and best friend, Patti West; three step-brothers, Joseph Henderson, Jonathan Helms, Jeremy Helms; 10 nieces and nephews and a host of great nieces and great nephews.

Visitation will be 2 pm to 3 pm Sunday at the funeral home.

1:30 pm Thursday Update: Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick has identified Randy Joe West (40) of Cullman as the deceased party in this roadway mishap.

The initial Trooper report indicates the accident occurred at approximately 10:30 pm. The vehicle involved was a 1989 Ford Econoline van.

The ALEA report indicates Mr. West was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of impact.

Van Accident Involving A Tree On Eva Road Results In Fatality

Emergency responders have been dispatched to the 900 block of County Road 1435 (Eva Road) by Cullman e911.

It appears an older model Ford Van has left the southbound lanes of the roadway and struck a tree.

Eva Road will be likely be blocked for sometime around this accident site. Motorists should consider making alternate travel plans.

Personnel from Vinemont-Providence Fire Department, Cullman Fire Rescue, Cullman EMS and the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office are active at the scene.

Cullman County Coroner Jeremy L. Kilpatrick has been summoned to the location; one man is dead.

A Trooper from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is expected to arrive shortly. A full investigation into the circumstances surrounding this accident will begin at that time.

County Road 1435 (Eva Road)

Van Accident Involving A Tree On Eva Road Results In Fatality

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