Family of Four Killed in Head-On Vehicle Crash on Hwy 67 in Cullman County, Alabama
CULLMAN COUNTY, AL. – According to a news report posted online at cullmantimes.com, a family of four was tragically killed in a head-on vehicle crash that occurred on Alabama Highway 67 in Cullman County, Alabama. Two toddlers were among the victims of the accident, according to the report and the county coroner’s office.*
The accident occurred during the morning at an unknown location on Highway 67 in Cullman County. Authorities and The Cullman Times report that a Pontiac (model not reported) was traveling north on Highway 67 and somehow crossed into the southbound lanes of the highway. The car then collided head-on with a southbound logging truck.
The news report did not say what might have caused the Pontiac to drift into the other lane. Authorities were not said to have provided any information about the factors involved in the accident or circumstances they might be looking into during their investigation of the wreck.
The Cullman Times reports that the four people who were riding in the Pontiac were all tragically killed in the accident. They were reportedly members of a family from Arab, Alabama. The Cullman County Coroner’s Office identified them as a 41-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman, a 3-year-old boy, and a 2-year-old girl.
The Cullman Times further reports that the driver of the logging truck sustained injuries in the crash, and emergency responders took him or her to Cullman Regional for treatment. This driver was not identified in the report. His or her injuries were said to be non-life threatening.
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