Head-on collision kills two people, Alabama state troopers say

Published 10:56 am Friday, January 5, 2024

Two people were killed Thursday night when their vehicles collided, head-on on an highway, Alabama state troopers said.

The two-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 7:15 p.m. Thursday, and claimed two lives.

Martre Laquan Riley, 45, of Tallahassee, Florida, was fatally injured when the 2009 Kia Spectra he was driving collided head-on with the 1998 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Christopher Lee Bostwick, 31, of Ashford, Alabama.

Bostwick was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash. Both Riley and Bostwick were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on U.S. 84, approximately 7 miles east of Ashford, in Houston County.