Daughter of former UA coach Joe Kines dies in Tuscaloosa car crash

Former UA Defensive Coordinator Joe Kines (photo source: aggieathletics.com)
Former UA Defensive Coordinator Joe Kines (photo source: aggieathletics.com)

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) - The daughter of former Alabama defensive coordinator Joe Kines died in a head on collision in Tuscaloosa Monday.

The accident happened between 11:30 a.m. and noon on Northridge Road in Tuscaloosa.  Susan Kines-Langston was driving.  Her sons, ages 7 and 14, were riding with her and were airlifted to Children's Hospital in Birmingham.  Conditions of the children are not known.

The University of Alabama released the following statement regarding the crash:

"The University of Alabama extends our deepest sympathy to Coach Kines and his family. Coach Kines has certainly meant a lot to Alabama athletics over the years, and we will continue to keep him and his family in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."

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