Union Grove woman killed in U.S. 231 wreck

The wreck happened Thursday, about 6 miles south of Arab.

Posted: Oct 22, 2021 7:44 AM
Updated: Oct 22, 2021 1:15 PM

ALEA identified 70-year-old Jeannette Harbin Townsend of Union Grove as the victim of a Thursday afternoon wreck on U.S. 231.

It happened near Thomas Yates Road, about 6 miles south of Arab about 12:50 p.m. Thursday.

According to ALEA, Townsend crossed the center line and hit an SUV driving the opposite direction. Townsend was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was brought by a helicopter to a nearby hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

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