Alabama state troopers say at least seven people died in weekend traffic accidents across the state.
The death toll includes two men who were killed early Sunday in a head-on crash in Choctaw County. Troopers said 28-year-old Travar Johnson of Frankville and a passenger, 25-year-old Jimmy Curtis Franks, also of Frankville, died at the scene. Troopers said the driver of the other car, 34-year-old Kevin Hayes of Shubuta, Mississippi, was injured and was sent to a Meridian, Mississippi, hospital for treatment. His condition was not available.
The accident happened at approximately 2:15 a-m, about two miles west of Hurricane Road.
Troopers said a 49-year-old Madison County man was killed early Sunday when the car he was driving struck a bridge abutment and plunged into the Flint River.
The victim, who was ejected onto the riverbank, was identified as William Arthur League the Third. The crash happened about 2 a-m at the Flint River Bridge on Winchester Road.
Other traffic fatalities were reported in Lauderdale and Baldwin counties.
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