Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency say a car wreck happened three miles west of Florence on Lauderdale County Road 2. According to the grandfather of Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland, the heartbeat of the Crimson Tide’s powerful defense ... unanimous first team All-American ... named to the All-SEC First Team by both the conference coaches and the Associated Press ... selected as the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year posted on twitter: Rip Grandad.

Rayfield Ragland Sr. died of injuries he sustained in the crash.