Friday Night Tuscaloosa Crash Kills Visiting Fan

By: AP
By: AP

TUSCALOOSA (AP) -- A 32-year-old man has been charged with murderand assault in connection with a Friday night car accident that left one man dead and five injured.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Department told The Tuscaloosa News that Stephen "Rusty" Allen was charged with murder, first-degree assault and four counts of third-degree assault. Allen's bond has been set at $110,000, officials with the sheriff's office said.

Witnesses told sheriff's investigators that Allen's vehicle struck a Dodge Ram truck from behind on Jack Warner Parkway.

A passenger in the Dodge Ram, 48-year-old Anthony Naylor, later died at DCH Regional Medical Center.

Sheriff's Office officials said the Dodge Ram driver and his family are from Jonesboro, Ark., and were visiting Naylor for the University of Alabama-Western Carolina football game on Saturday.

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