815 Wheeler Ave.

Huntsville, Alabama  35801


Henry Reyes                              Wendell Johnson

    Chief of Police                    Public Affairs Administrator

(256) 427-7001                       (256) 427-7043  

      Special Operations             North Precinct              West Precinct        South Precinct
         (256) 427-7157               (256) 746-4111           (256) 427-5461     (256) 213-4503


Huntsville Police Release Names Of Traffic Fatality Victims


Huntsville, Alabama (June 5, 2007) The two Fort Payne men killed on I-565 Monday afternoon were Huntsville’s 9th and 10th traffic fatalities this year. Spokesman Wendell Johnson said 64-year-old James Henry Grieco was driving a van westbound on the interstate when his tire blew out and he lost control of the vehicle. Fifty-six-year-old Jerry Thomas Herston was a passenger in the van that was totaled. He was ejected from the vehicle. Investigators say Herston was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.