Auto crashes claim three last week

Three Monroe County residents lost their lives due to traffic accidents.

Marsha Ann Thompson, 50, of Frisco City and Tony Maxwell Nelson, 56, of Excel were killed in a three- vehicle accident that occurred on Hwy. 21 near Swift Supply at 5:50 p.m. Monday evening.

According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Trooper Derek Gessner, the two were killed when the 2011 Ford F250 driven by Nelson collided with the 2013 GMC Yukon being driven by Thompson.

Thompson was pronounced dead on the scene. Emergency personnel transported Nelson to Monroe County Hospital where he died from his injuries.

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