2 dead in Thursday afternoon Tuscaloosa crash identified

Fatal Crash

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Two people are dead in the wake of a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on 15th Street near Cloverdale Road.

Tuscaloosa Police were called to the crash around 12:30 p.m., and witnesses said the driver of a Nissan Versa was driving eastbound on 15th Street before making a U-turn in front of a Dodge Charger traveling west on 15th Street.

The Nissan’s 67-year-old driver, Bessie Lee Cameron, and passenger 51-year-old Troy Lee Cameron were taken to DCH Regional Medical Center, where they later died. Both lived in Ralph.

The diver of the Charger was unharmed, police said.

The Tuscaloosa Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash.

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