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Wild boar causes fatal crash in Wilcox County

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WILCOX COUNTY, AL (WSFA) -

A single-vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday in Wilcox County, claimed the lives of two Alabama residents.

The accident happened at 4:30 a.m., seven miles south of Catherine on Alabama Highway five. The crash claimed the lives of 48-year-old Camilla Allen of Pine Hill and 54-year-old Ronnie Mitchell of Thomasville.

The accident occurred when the 1995 Jeep Cherokee, which was being driven by Allen, struck a wild boar, left the roadway and overturned several times.

Officers say that seatbelts were not in use at the time of the accident. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers are still investigating the accident.

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