A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 7:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 30, has claimed the life of a Selma man. Clarence W. King, 63, was fatally injured when the 1998 Toyota Tacoma, in which he was a passenger, was struck by a 2020 Chevrolet Trax driven by Shannon L. Moore, 31, of Scooba, Miss. King, who was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash, was ejected and pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Toyota, James W. Johnson, 72, of Selma was injured and airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham. Moore was transported to Vaughan Regional Medical Center in Selma.
The crash occurred on U.S. 80 near the 78 mile marker, approximately three miles west of Selma, in Dallas County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.