OFFICIAL NEWS RELEASE FROM ALEA REGARDING FATAL ACCIDENT
A two-vehicle crash at approximately 9:19am Wednesday, January 18th, has claimed the life of a Cedar Bluff woman.
Clair M. Bryant, 22, was fatally injured when the 2008 Jeep Cherokee that she was driving collided head-on with the 2020 Dodge Durango driven by Taleena L. Kelley, 53, of Cave Spring, Georgia.
Bryant was pronounced deceased at the scene. Kelley was injured and transported to Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center, in Rome. The crash occurred on Alabama 9 near Cherokee County 80 about three miles north of Cedar Bluff in Cherokee County.
Nothing further is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.
Senior Trooper Brandon Bailey / Alabama Law Enforcement Agency