Update on Yesterday's Traffic Fatality in Dale CountyMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Mar 01 2017 8:30 AM
DOTHAN POST - A two-vehicle crash today, Feb. 28, has claimed one life and injured another. Max Earl Skinner, 75, of Ozark was killed when the 1988 Toyota pickup he was driving collided with a 2009 Mercury Marquis driven by Wearlee Samuel Thompson, 57, also from Ozark. Skinner, who was not using his seatbelt, was transported by air to an area hospital, where he later died from his injuries.
Thompson was not injured but a passenger in his vehicle was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The crash occurred at 3:40 p.m. on Dale County 36 (Marley Mill Road) approximately three miles east of the Dale-Coffee County Line.
Nothing further is available as State Troopers continue to investigate.