Multi-car accident claims life of Cleveland man

A Monday morning accident two miles south of Hayden claimed the life of a Cleveland man and left another person injured, according to the Alabama State Trooper’s Office.

The 8 a.m. accident occurred when the 2005 Toyota Philip Bryan Krutchen was driving crossed the center line and struck four vehicles traveling on Ala 160. A driver of a 2006 Ford was transported to an area hospital.

Krutcher, 56, was pronounced dead on the scene. The crash remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.