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Head-On Crash on Bloomingdale Rd. in Genesee County, Alabama, Tragically Kills Driver

July 02, 2019

GENESEE COUNTY, AL. – According to an online news report published at, a head-on vehicle crash that happened in Genesee County, Alabama, tragically killed one of the drivers. The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating to determine the cause of the accident.* 

The collision took place in the late afternoon at the intersection with Tesnow Road on Bloomingdale Road. Deputies and the Democrat & Chronicle report that at about 3:15 p.m., a vehicle that was traveling west on Bloomingdale crossed over the centerline of the road and entered eastbound traffic. 

Upon entering oncoming traffic, the westbound vehicle crashed head-on into an eastbound vehicle. The makes and models of the two vehicles were not reported. Deputies did not immediately say what caused the driver of the westbound vehicle to leave the lane of travel. No potential factors involved in the accident were reported. 

The Democrat & Chronicle reports that the driver of the eastbound vehicle was tragically killed in the accident. Officials identified him as a 78-year-old man from Alabama. It is unclear if any passengers were in his vehicle. 

The Democrat & Chronicle further reports that the driver of the westbound vehicle was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital for treatment of what were described as minor injuries. This driver was identified as a 17-year-old resident of Erie County, Alabama. 

Deputies with the Genesee County Sheriff’s Office are investigating and had not released additional information about the wreck at the time the news story was posted to the Democrat & Chronicle website. 

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