Two men were killed Thursday, Aug. 9 in a four-vehicle crash in Macon County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
The victims have been identified as 39-year-old Derrick Wayne Shelton of Prattville and 71-year-old James Carl McCorvey, of Columbus, Ga., according to Macon County Coroner Hal Bentley.
The crash occurred at 7:20 a.m. on U.S. Highway 80 at mile marker 184, near the intersection of Sol Brown Road, which is approximately five miles east of Tuskegee, police said.
McCorvey was killed when “the 2017 Nissan Frontier he was driving sideswiped a 2018 Chevrolet Traverse before colliding with a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis,” said state police in a statement. McCorvey was not wearing a seat belt.
Shelton was the driver of the Mercury, police said.
“A 2006 Chevrolet Silverado collided with the Nissan after the initial collision. The driver of the Silverado and a passenger in the Mercury were injured and transported to East Alabama Medical Center,” read a statement from state police.
Shelton and McCorvey were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Macon County Deputy Coroner Wendell Cloud.
One individual taken to the hospital reported minor injuries, the other was taken to the hospital for observation, Cloud said.