Hayneville lawyer killed in head-on crash

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Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 12:28 PM CDT
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LOWNDES COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A two-vehicle crash in Lowndes County has claimed the life of a Hayneville lawyer.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, 74-year-old Jerry L. Thornton was killed when the 2022 Chevrolet Malibu he was driving collided head-on with a 2005 Ford F-150. He operated the Jerry L. Thornton Law Office on Lafayette Street.

Authorities said the crash happened around 3:40 p.m. Friday on County Road 26, about a mile west of Hayneville.

No further details about the crash were released as troopers continue to investigate.

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