UPDATE: Victim identified in car crash on Highway 431 South in Phenix City


RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – UPDATED 02/13/20 10:24 am-  We now know the name of a motorist killed in a deadly accident in Phenix City Wednesday night.

Coroner Sumbry says Emmanuel Joseph Meadows, 21, of Columbus, Georgia, was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:45 pm Wednesday.  Sumbry says the cause of death is blunt force trauma. 

Sumbry adds a toxicology test will be completed, along with an autopsy. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Phenix City Police and Fire and EMS are on scene of a deadly car accident on Hwy 431 South, close to South Seale Road and Dairy Road.

Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. has confirmed one fatality.

The Phenix City Police Department is investigating the crash. The area is currently blocked off.

Stay with News 3 as more information becomes available.

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