From The Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — Two people that were killed in a head-on collision in west Jefferson County on Friday, April 16, 2021, have been identified.
Howard Allen Culwell, 57, and Lamar Antonio Thomas, 59, both of Hueytown, were pronounced dead on the scene.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. in the 4800 block of Bessemer Johns Road.
“Upon arrival, deputies found that a black Ford Mustang had crossed over the center line in a curve and hit a white Nissan Altima head-on,” said Sgt. Joni Money. ” The drivers of both vehicles were pronounced deceased on the scene.”
A passenger of the Mustang was also hurt and taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. That person had serious injuries, according to Money.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team (START) is investigating the cause and circumstances surrounding this accident.