Leesburg Woman Fatally Injured on Thursday in a Head-on Collision
Taniesa L. Sullivan | The Weekly Ledger News | ALEA
PIEDMONT, Ala. - According to Senior Trooper Justin O'Neal with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), a two-vehicle crash that occurred on Thursday, February 16 around 2:45 p.m. has claimed the life of a Leesburg woman.
The crash occurred on U.S. 278 just 12 miles east of Piedmont in Cleburne County, near the 170-mile marker.
Jordan Parris, 25 of Leesburg, was fatally injured when the 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe she was driving collided head-on with a 2018 Mazda CX-5 driven by Eisley Pope, 19, of Rockmart, Georgia.
Parris was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was ejected from her vehicle and pronounced deceased on the scene.
Pope the driver of the other vehicle was transported to an area hospital for medical treatment.
No further information is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue investigating the crash.
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