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Head-On Accident on Hwy 67 in Cullman County, Alabama, Causes Four Fatalities


June 09, 2019

CULLMAN, AL. – According to a news report posted online at wtok.com, a tragic head-on vehicle accident on Alabama Highway 67 in Cullman County, Alabama, caused four fatalities. Alabama State Troopers are investigating the case and have confirmed that two small children were among the victims of the accident.*

The collision happened near Joppa on Highway 67 in Cullman County. Alabama State Troopers and WTOK report that a Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling on the highway and crossed over the centerline for reasons not yet known. The Pontiac then entered traffic bound in the opposite direction and crashed head-on into a log truck. 

It is not clear what events led to the accident or why the Pontiac left its lane of travel. The report did not say which direction each of the vehicles had been traveling or provide a mile marker where the crash took place. 

WTOK reports that the four occupants of the Pontiac were tragically killed in the accident. Officials have confirmed that the victims included a 41-year-old man, a 23-year-old woman, a 3-year-old child, and a 2-year-old child. The report says Troopers were not yet releasing information on the relationships between the four victims. 

In addition, WTOK reports that the driver of the log truck suffered injuries in the accident, and emergency crews took him or her to a hospital. No identifying information about this driver was reported, and the extent of his or her injuries is not known.  

Alabama State Troopers are managing the investigation, and at the time of the WTOK report, they had not provided further details about the wreck. 

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Source:https://www.wtok.com/content/news/2-children-among-4-killed-in-Alabama-crash-510812721.html

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