Alabama State Troopers

Hamilton man dead in Lamar County collision

By Scott Johnson
Managing Editor

SULLIGENT – An elderly Hamilton man was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Tuesday, May 18.
According to Alabama State Trooper Public Affairs Officer Gregory Corble, Arthur Webb, 81, of Hamilton was killed when the 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree off of Lamar County Road 35 seven miles north of Sulligent. Webb was pronounced dead at the scene.


Mechanic struck, killed in hit-and-run

Traffic can be seen backed up on Tuesday morning, April 30, as Alabama State Troopers closed both eastbound lanes on Interstate 22 near Twin for several hours while providing support in a hit-and-run incident, which left a mechanic dead.

TWIN - A mechanic was killed in a hit-and-run incident on Tuesday, April 30, while repairing a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of Interstate 22 in Marion County.
According to Alabama State Trooper-Hamilton Post Cpl. Mark Stone, at approximately 5 a.m., repairman Morris H. Welch Jr., 56, Empire, was killed when a 2019 Freightliner struck him while he was working on a vehicle near I-22’s mile marker 25.
Welch was an employee of M&M Tire and Mechanical Services in Graysville.