Winfield man killed, Demopolis woman injured in Hale County crash

Published 3:18 pm Tuesday, August 15, 2023

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A two-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Marion County man and injured a Demopolis woman. The crash occurred at approximately 1:50 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12.

James S. Lynn, 66, was fatally injured when the 2017 Toyota Camry that he was driving was struck by the 2020 Dodge Charger driven by Jasmiene R. Scott, 23, of Demopolis. Lynn was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Scott and a 3-year-old passenger in the Dodge were injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment. Cheryl T. Lynn, 63, of Winfield, a passenger in the Toyota, was also injured and transported to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa.

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The crash occurred on U.S. 80 near the 42 mile marker, approximately five miles east of Demopolis, in Hale County. No further information is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.