Head-on collision leaves two Alabama women dead, troopers say

Published 8:20 pm Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Two Alabama women were killed Tuesday after a head-on collision, state troopers report.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 10:05 a.m. Tuesday, and claimed the lives of a Georgiana woman and a Brewton woman.

Lesa Moore King, 62, of Georgiana, was fatally injured when the 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe she was driving crossed the center line and collided head-on with the 2018 Audi A6 driven by Shannon Lynn Howard, 54, of Brewton.

King was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Both King and Howard were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Alabama 55 near the 40 mile marker, approximately 15 miles south of Georgiana, in Covington County.