1 DEAD, 2 INJURED IN THURSDAY HIGHWAY 69 CRASH

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A 76-year-old woman was killed and two others were injured after a wreck on Highway 69 Thursday morning.

Nellie Patricia Pruett and Dorothy Michelle Caves Bell, 49, were both struck by a vehicle after it was struck by another vehicle driven by a 16-year-old.

Bell and the 16-year-old were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

Alabama State Troopers said their preliminary investigation indicates the vehicles driven by Pruett and Bell were involved in a crash moments before, and both were outside their vehicles when they were struck.

The crash happened at 7:51 a.m. on Alabama Highway 69 near the 142 mile marker, less than a mile south of Tuscaloosa.

State Troopers said they’re still investigating the crash.


One person is dead after a three-vehicle crash this morning on Highway 69 near the 141 mile marker.

Alabama State Troopers said as of 10 a.m. both southbound lanes were blocked, but the Alabama Department of Transportation is on the scene helping with traffic.

 

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