Head-on collision Friday night kills Alabama man, injures two others

Published 9:27 am Saturday, May 20, 2023

An Alabama man was killed Friday night in a head-on collision, state troopers said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 9:01 p.m. Friday, and claimed the life of a Dothan man.

Jimmy R. Cook, 78, was fatally injured when the 2006 GMC Sierra pickup he was driving collided head-on with the 2009 Jeep Wrangler driven by David Torres, 56, also of Dothan.

Cook was pronounced deceased at the scene. Misti Torres, 50, of Dothan, who was a passenger in the Jeep Wrangler and David Torres were both transported to Southeast Health in Dothan for medical treatment.

The crash occurred on Alabama 52 near the 53 mile marker, approximately 1 mile east of Malvern, in Geneva County.