Deer collision on Alabama highway kills two people when Camaro overturns, state troopers say

Published 1:25 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2023

A deer caused a wreck early Tuesday morning that killed two people on an Alabama highway, state troopers report.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 3 a.m. Tuesday, and claimed the life of a Clayton man and a Eufaula woman.

Christopher Rocqual Wood-Caple, 28, was fatally injured when the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro he was driving struck a deer, left the roadway, struck a culvert and a tree before overturning.

Quawanna Quasheima Wigham, 26, a passenger in the vehicle was also fatally injured.

Caple nor Wigham were using a seat belt at the time of the crash and were ejected from the Camaro. Both Caple and Wigham were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Alabama 30 near the 5 mile marker, approximately five miles east of Clayton, in Barbour County.