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229 accident claims two lives


A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, has claimed the lives of two Montgomery men.

Waymond D. McWilliams, 19, was fatally injured when the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu he was driving collided head on with the 2015 Kia Optima driven by Quentin T. Rhodes, 31. Rhodes was also fatally injured as a result of the crash, both Rhodes and McWilliams were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash occurred on Alabama 229 near mile marker 2, approximately six miles south of Tallassee, in Elmore County. Nothing further is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continues to investigate.