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Huntsville Man Killed in Traffic Accident

Published on May 25, 2017

Huntsville Police are investigating an accident that happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of Sparkman Drive and Knowledge Drive.  The accident claimed the life of 22 year old Mario Cottrell of Huntsville.


Mr. Cottrell was the front seat passenger in a car traveling north on Sparkman Drive.  The car rear-ended a truck stopped in traffic.  The car flipped and Mr. Cottrell was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and other two passengers in the car, as well as the driver of the truck only had minor injuries.  The accident is still under investigation.