Victims identified in fatal car crash in Morgan County


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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has identified the two people killed in a head-on collision on Hwy 36 near Lacy Springs.

Officials responded to the scene of an accident just after 5:30 pm Friday evening. William Carson Parker, 20, from Decatur was in one of the vehicles and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Cecelia Springer Benefield, 63, from Athens was a passenger in the second vehicle. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A third victim was airlifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division are continuing to investigate.

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