U.S. 82 reopens in Autauga County after fatal crash

U.S. 82 reopens in Autauga County after fatal crash
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

AUTAUGA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - U.S. Highway 82 was shut down at Autauga County 40 after a fatal crash Tuesday evening. It has now reopened.

According to ALGO Traffic, the roadway was shut down in both directions. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Cpl. Jess Thornton said this was a two-vehicle crash with a confirmed fatality.

Thornton said the crash happened at 5:45 p.m., about 10 miles west of Prattville. Shyniece Lashay Bullock, 37, of Montgomery was killed when the 2016 Kia Forte she was driving collided with a 2003 Ford Ranger. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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