COPY-Accident involving patrol officer leaves 2 dead

LAWRENCE COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - A two vehicle accident involving a patrol officer occurred in Lawrence County, Saturday morning around 11 A.M.

Authorities say it happened at the intersection of County Road 460 and County Road 217 in Moulton.

A North Courtland patrol unit failed to stop at stop sign and struck the other vehicle on the driver side front fender area.

Both the driver and passenger of the vehicle were killed.

The officer was transported to Decatur General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

State Troopers are investigating the scene.

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