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Fatal Wreck in Madison County

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

The Madison County Sheriff's Department confirms one person is dead and one is injured after a two-vehicle crash in northwest Madison County.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the intersection of Old Humboldt Road and Windy City Road.

According to a news release, James "Terry" Griggs, 57, of Humboldt, was killed in the crash.

The initial investigation found that the Griggs' vehicle did not yield the right of way at the Windy City Road intersection and struck a truck being driven by a Humboldt woman.

The Madison County Sheriff's Department along with EMS, Madison County Fire and Rescue units were called and worked for more than an hour to clear the scene.

Investigators said alcohol was not a contributing factor in the cras and both drivers were wearing their seat belts.