RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) - Two motorists are dead following a collision that occured during rush hour Friday morning.
The Russell County coroner says both drivers, 71-year-old Willie Watson and 23-year-old James Earl Lumpkin, Jr., died on the scene.
Their vehicles struck head-on on Highway 80 and Brooks Road in Russell County. One of the cars caught fire from the corner-to-corner impact.
The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.