Teen, young adult killed in Lamar County crash


LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – A head-on collision claimed two young lives Thursday morning in Lamar County.

The accident happened about 8:20 on Highway 17, near Vernon.

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Lamar County Coroner Alan Chandler said Caitlin Dobbins, 21, of Vernon, and Evan Camp, 16, of Columbus, died at the scene.

Dobbins was driving a Mazda 6. Camp was a passenger in the same car. There was a collision with a Dodge Ram truck.

No word on the condition of the person in the other vehicle.

The Alabama Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.