Two-vehicle car wreck claimed the lives of two people last night

Two-vehicle car wreck claimed the lives of two people last night
(Source: Dakota, Michael)

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A two-vehicle crash claimed the lives of two people on April 2, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Authorities said the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. William Carson Parker, 20, was fatally injured when the 2011 Kia Sportage he was driving traveled into the opposite lane of travel and collided with a 2018 Toyota RAV4.

Officials tell WAFF Parker was not wearing a seat belt when he was pronounced dead at the scene. Cecelia Springer Benefield, 63, who was a passenger in the Toyota, was also pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Toyota was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

ALEA said the crash occurred on Alabama 36 near Dry Creek Cove Road, approximately two miles west of Lacey Springs. This accident is under further investigation.

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