Son of former Lowndes County Sheriff killed in two-vehicle accident
The son of former Lowndes County Sheriff John Williams was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Conecuh County.
According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), John Arthur Williams Jr., 32, and Justin Naamon Alan Grant, were both killed in a fatal crash at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning on U.S. 31 at MM 82 near Castleberry.
Williams, a Haneyville resident is the son of Big John Williams, who was killed at a gas station last year.
ALEA Investigators say the crash occurred when Grant, who was driving a 2017 Chevrolet Express van, left the roadway, overcorrected, crossed the center line and collided head-on with a 2019 International tractor-trailer driven by Williams Jr.
Williams Sr. was killed when he was dispersing a large crowd at the parking lot of the QV convenience store in Hayneville last summer. The Lowndes County Courthouse is named in Williams’ honor.
ALEA is still investigating the accident.
A capital murder suspect turned himself in to the Selma Police Department Wednesday morning. According to Dallas County District Attorney... read more