A severe crash on Hwy 31 in Limestone County just north of Decatur, Alabama has claimed the life of one person and sent another to Huntsville Hospital. The pictures of the vehicles in this motor vehicle accident reveal just how big of an impact occurred. An initial investigation reveals one vehicle may have come across the center line and struck the other vehicle. Full details of exactly what occurred will not be known until Alabama State Troopers complete their investigation. In 2008, there were 1,710 automobile accidents in the Decatur area, 349 of which resulted in someone being injured. Five people died in Decatur area car and truck accidents in 2008.