Victim in Deadly Bypass Wreck Identified


A multi-vehicle wreck at the Robert R. Martin Bypass and Transport Drive in Richmond Tuesday afternoon has resulted in the death of a local woman.

According to Madison County Coroner Jimmy Cornelison, the woman has been identified as 39-year-old Jennifer Rhodus.

The Coroner says that the scene is still being investigated by the reconstruction team, however he believes that the car Rhodus was in was attempting to turn left into the dollar store, when it was struck by an oncoming vehicle. The roadway was closed for multiple hours Tuesday afternoon as crews worked to clear the area.