At Least Six Die in Weekend Traffic Accidents

UNDATED, Ala. (AP) - Alabama state troopers are reporting at least five people were killed in traffic accidents on the state's highways over the weekend.

Three fatalities occurred Sunday. In Lowndes County, 58-year-old Donald Everage was killed when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned. The crash happened on County Road 40, about 10 miles west of Montgomery.

Troopers said a teenager died yesterday in a one vehicle wreck on U.S. 278 in Cullman County. The county coroner said a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Frederick Denny left the road and overturned.

The accident happened around 4 a.m. about one mile east of Holly Pond.

Also Sunday, another accident on Interstate 65 in Chilton County claimed the life of a Tennessee woman.

Troopers said 51-year-old Mona Homan of Memphis apparently fell asleep at the wheel and ran of the interstate around 4 miles north of Jemison.

The Alabama Department of Public Safety said other traffic fatalities were reported in Bullock, Houston and St. Clair counties.

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