One woman was killed and another was hospitalized after a head-on collision on Highway 69 near Moundville Friday afternoon, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers have confirmed.

Reginal King, a spokesperson for the Troopers in the West Alabama, said the crash occurred when a 30-year-old Moundville woman driving a 2018 Kia Optima, collided head-on with a 2017 Ford F-250 being driven by a 22-year-old from Mobile.

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Monica Michelle Roy, a 47-year-old Greensboro woman who was riding in the Kia, and the Moundville woman who was driving were both seriously injured in the wreck.

Both women were taken to an area hospital, where Roy was pronounced dead a short time later. King said she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

Troopers said the crash occurred in Hale County on Alabama Highway 69 about  six miles south of Moundville.

No further information was available Saturday as Troopers with ALEA's Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the deadly accident.

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