DECATUR, AL. (THECOUNT) — Anthony James Anders, of Hartselle, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a single-vehicle crash in Morgan County Saturday morning.

Anders, 38, died, when for unknown reasons, a 2002 Honda Accord he was operating exited the roadway on Indian Hills Road and struck a tree.


The victim was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, according to a report.

Anders was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries consistent with the violent crash.

No other details were provided by officials.

Respectfully, the above image of the victim was obtained via a public booking photo. Ander was arrested in May of 2018 for “FAILURE TO APPEAR TRAFFIC -SPEEDING 51 MPH IN A 35 MPH ZONE,” according to public records. The photo is only used to further identify the victim and is in no way a sign of disrespect to the victim and or his loved ones.

Anyone with possible information on the fatal crash may contact police at 911.

Hartselle is the second largest city in Morgan County, Alabama, United States, about 10 miles south of Decatur, and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area, and the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of the city was 14,255, according to Wikipedia. source