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Accident claims life of THS senior

Staff Report

A one-vehicle accident proved tragic on Friday night, Feb. 5 just outside of Tallassee. The wreck occured on the Upper River Road about five miles north of the city limits. Mackenzie Gunn did not survive.

Gunn was a passenger in a 2017 Hyundai Tucson. The driver, Anthony Reed Gann, 28, was seriously injured.

Gunn, 18, was a senior at Tallassee High School. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 11:00 a.m. from Refuge Baptist Church Cemetery. Students are holding a candlelight service on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. in front of the high school.