May Godwin Thornton, 50, killed and Othello Taliaferro, 77, seriously wounded on U.S. Highway 84 near Andalusia, Alabama

Modified Date: 
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 12:36pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2015

2-vehicle wreck in Covington Co. leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

A two-vehicle wreck on Tuesday in Covington County claimed the life of a Red Level woman and injured another. May Godwin Thornton, 50, was killed when the 2011 Toyota Camry she was driving collided head-on with a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. Thornton was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred at 11 a.m. on U.S. Highway 84 at the 119 mile marker. The driver of the Silverado, Othello Taliaferro, 77, of Red Level, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries.
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Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
May Godwin Thornton
Othello Taliaferro
Roadway: 
U.S. Highway 84

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