CULLMAN COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A two-vehicle crash that occurred early Saturday morning has left two people dead.
According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Sydni Helms, 22, of Jasper was injured when the Jeep Wrangler she was driving collided head-on with a Chrysler 300, driven by Katherine Lambert, 20, of Remlap. After the initial collision both vehicles caught fire and Helms and Lambert were pronounced dead at the scene.
Helms was a firefighter at Hanceville Fire and Rescue. She is survived by her husband and daughter, according to her obituary.
The crash occurred on Alabama 91 near the 17 mile-marker, approximately eight miles south of Hanceville. Nothing else is available as ALEA continues to investigate.