COFFEE COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — A morning crash has claimed the life of a Coffee County man after officials say he wasn’t wearing a seatbelt.
Officials say Deanthony Dmarcus Young, 25, of Elba was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened at 7:16 a.m. Sunday morning on Alabama Highway 51 near the 13-mile marker, approximately 12 miles northeast of New Brockton.
ALEA says a 2008 Chevy Impala driven by Young collided head-on with a 2006 Dodge Ram, driven by Raymundo Garcia Jimenez, 41, of Enterprise.
The status of Jimenez is unknown at this time.
Troopers with ALEA and the Highway Patrol Division are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.
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