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Victims Identified in Deadly Crash on Northbound I-65 in Conecuh County

WKRG Staff - UPDATE 12/15 -- Alabama Law Enforcement Agency officials have identified the two people who died in the crash on the northbound lanes of I-65 in Evergreen Thursday evening.

According to ALEA officials, the crash claimed the life of an Ama, La. man and LaPlace, La. woman, and injured another.

24-year-old Stanley Steward Jr. and 23-year-old Zena S. Moore were killed when their 2005 Nissan 350Z Stewart was driving collided with a 2006 Freightliner, according to ALEA.

According to officials, Steward and Moore were not wearing seat belts and were pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the Freightliner, Jimmie Calloway of River Falls, was injured and transported to Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla., officials say.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.


UPDATE 12/14 8:48 p.m. -- Alabama Law Enforcement officials say that two people were killed in the accident that shut down I-65 northbound in Conecuh County Thursday evening.

Lt. Joe Piggott from ALEA says the fatal accident involved two vehicles; one a tractor-trailer, the other a car. The tractor-trailer was carrying lumber.

According to Lt. Piggott, the tractor-trailer was traveling northbound and the car was traveling southbound. ALEA says the car came through the median into the northbound lane and crashed into the tractor-trailer.

One lane is now open near mile marker 80, but traffic is still being detoured at Exit 77.

ALEA says they are not releasing any names at this time.

No word on when the scene will be cleared.

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CONECUH CO., Ala. (WKRG) -- Alabama State Troopers say they are working two-vehicle crash that shut down I-65 northbound at the 80-mile marker in Conecuh County.

Alabama Highway Patrol officials say the accident happened around 4:18 p.m. between a tractor-trailer and a car.

According to troopers, the highway is blocked. Avoid the area.

News 5 is working to confirm the details.

 

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