LIMESTONE COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Joshua Lee Loyd, of Decatur, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal Friday two-vehicle crash in Limestone County Friday.

Josh Floy, 23, was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Friday near Athens.


According to reports, Loyd was operating a Nissan Sentra on Interstate 65 in Athens, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a KIA Sorento operated by 58-year-old Jeffrey Lynn Wilkerson, of Florence.

Loyd was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Wilkerson was transported to a Huntsville hospital with unknown injuries.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember Flod:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Limestone County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the county’s population was 82,782. Its county seat is Athens. Its name comes from Limestone Creek, a local stream. Limestone County is included in the Huntsville, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.