Russellville Man Dies in Crash on Hwy 243

Hamilton Post–A single-vehicle crash at approximately 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, has claimed the life of a Russellville man.  Cody A. Gasaway, 32, was fatally injured when the 2005 Chevy Trailblazer he was driving left the roadway, struck a tree, and was ejected. Gasaway was pronounced deceased while being transported to the hospital.  The crash occurred on Alabama 243 near Osborne Lane, approximately six miles east of Haleyville. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol division continue to investigate.