Crash claims 2 lives

Published 8:03 am Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Two Brewton men are dead following a single vehicle crash Tuesday night.

Alabama State Troopers have identified the victims as 68-year-old Memphis Bowman Riddle and 37-year-old Justin Webster Riddle. Neither were wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

The crash occurred at 6:30 p.m., seven miles north of Brewton when the 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee left the roadway and struck a tree. The elder Mr. Riddle was identified as the driver, troopers said.

No other details were released as the troopers continue to investigate the crash.