Car crash claims passenger’s life in Phenix City

Highway 80 and Magnolia Drive
Highway 80 and Magnolia Drive

The Russell County Coroner’s Office has confirmed that a car crash killed one person in Phenix City early Saturday morning.

Deputy Coroner Hugh Kendrick tells News 3 the accident happened around 4:30 CDT on Highway 80 and Magnolia Drive. Phenix City Police would neither confirm nor deny this report. Kendrick says the driver is in stable condition, but did not comment on any specific injuries.

Kendrick also says another vehicle was involved, but he did not have any details on possible injuries there.

The deceased passenger is due for an autopsy in Montgomery at the Department of Forensic Science this coming week.

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