Three people killed in weekend chain reaction crash, Alabama troopers report

Published 5:14 pm Monday, April 22, 2024

Three people were killed Sunday morning in a chain reaction collisions involving multiple vehicles, Alabama state troopers said.

The multi-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 9:45 a.m. Sunday, and claimed the lives of three people, troopers said.

The crash began when the 2015 Ford F150 driven by John P. Kiley, 60, of Milton, Fla., struck the 2022 Honda Passport driven by Mary F. Fouts, 80, of Memphis, Tenn.

After the initial collision, the Ford then collided head-on with the Hyundai Genesis driven by Evelyn S. Hnott, 89, of Hendersonville, Tenn. Linda J. Alkasem, 65, and Deborah B. Wall, 67, both of Hendersonville, Tenn., were passengers in the in Hyundai Genesis.

Hnott, Alkasem and Wall, who were all in the Hyundai Genesis were fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene. Kiley was injured and transported to Andalusia Health for medical treatment. However, Fouts was not injured during the course of the crash.

The crash occurred on U.S. 29 near the 34 mile marker, approximately 7 miles south of Andalusia city limits, in Covington County.