Geneva Gardner, 40, and Winter Waites, 35, killed while riding in bed of pickup hit by semi truck on May 20 in Talladega.

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:34am
Accident Date: 
Monday, May 19, 2014

2 women riding in back of pickup killed in collision with 18-wheeler Tuesday in Talladega

Two women who were riding in the back of a pickup were killed in Talladega Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler.

Two women who were riding in the back of a pickup were killed in Talladega Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle was hit by an 18-wheeler.

Geneva Gardner, 40, and Winter Waites, 35, both of Talladega, were killed in the wreck at Jackson Trace Road and the Highway 275 Bypass in Talladega around 4 p.m. Tuesday, Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy said.

Murphy said the pickup went through a stop sign and was hit by the 18-wheeler.

Two other people who were in the pickup were flown to a hospital in Birmingham for treatment, he said. The driver of the tractor-trailer wasn't injured.

People Involved: 
Geneva Gardner
Winter Waites

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