GRAYSON VALLEY, AL (WBRC) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office tell MyFoxAL.com that two sixteen-year-olds are facing charges after being involved in a fatal accident in Grayson Valley.
The accident happened in June when a Nissan Maxima driven by one of the teens struck a Chevrolet Blazer driven by the other teen. The Blazer lost control and struck 67-year-old Renate Dahnke Easley, killing her. Easley had apparently been struck while retrieving her mail.
A 17-year-old passenger in the Blazer was ejected from the vehicle and had to be airlifted to UAB. His injuries are thought to be non-life threatening. The driver of the Blazer was also taken to UAB with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Maxima was unharmed.
Both drivers have now been charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide.