ANDALUSIA, Ala. A two-vehicle crash this morning, April 18, claimed the life of a Covington County, Alabama Sheriff’s deputy.
The crash occurred at approximately 7:40 a.m. on Alabama 55 near the intersection of Alabama 55 and South Bypass.
Deputy Heath Kelly was transported from the scene by ambulance to Andalusia Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the other vehicle also was transported from the scene by ambulance to the hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.
The deputy was on duty and responding to a crash with injuries and an overturned vehicle.
Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.