Alabama teen killed in head-on collision day after Christmas

Published 9:56 am Tuesday, December 27, 2022

An Alabama teen was killed the day after Christmas in a head-on collision, state troopers said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 5:25 p.m. Monday and claimed the life of a Tallassee, Alabama, juvenile.

The 17-year-old was critically injured when the 2014 Honda Accord the youth was driving collided head-on with the Toyota Camry driven by Yolanda F. Hurst, 43, of Tallassee.

The juvenile was transported to a local hospital, where the teen succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Yolanda Hurst and Marquez Hurst, 21, also of Tallassee, a passenger in the Camry, were both transported to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery for treatment.

The crash occurred on Alabama 229 near the 2 mile marker, approximately six miles south of Tallassee, in Elmore County.