From The Tribune staff reports
TALLADEGA — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) released details about a deadly crash that happened early on Friday, July 23, 2021.
Trooper Justin O’Neal said Thornton was driving a 2011 Hyundai Sonata and was attempting to pull into a private driveway off of Eastaboga Road when a truck hit her vehicle. O’Neal said the driver of the 2002 Ford F-150 that hit Thornton’s vehicle was attempting to pass Thornton.
“The vehicles collided sending both of them off the roadway,” said O’Neal. “Thornton was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash.”
Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division are investigating.