Selma man dies in two-vehicle crash on Friday

Published 6:16 am Saturday, December 31, 2022

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A Selma man was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Friday.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reports that Selma resident Clarence W. King, 63, was fatally injured when the 1998 Toyota Tacoma got struck by a 2020 Chevrolet Trax driven by Shannon L. Moore, 31, of Scooba, Mississippi.

King was a passenger in the vehicle. King, who was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, got ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

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The driver of the Toyota, James W. Johnson, 72, of Selma was injured and airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Moore was transported to Vaughan Regional Medical Center.

The crash occurred at 7:50 a.m. Friday morning on U.S. 80 near the 78-mile marker, about three miles west of Selma.

No further details are available as Troopers with ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the accident.