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A two-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:25 p.m. Monday, December 26, has claimed the life of a Tallassee juvenile.
The 17 year old was critically injured when the 2014 Honda Accord the youth was driving collided head-on with the Toyota Camry driven by Yolanda F. Hurst, 43, of Tallassee. The juvenile was transported to a local hospital, where the teen succumbed to injuries and was pronounced deceased.
Yolanda Hurst and Marquez Hurst, 21, also of Tallassee, a passenger in the Camry, were both transported to Baptist Medical Center South in Montgomery for treatment.
The crash occurred on Alabama Highway 229 near the 2-mile marker, approximately six miles south of Tallassee, in Elmore County. Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.