Two LaGrange men dead following vehicle accident in Macon County, Ala.

Two LaGrange men dead following vehicle accident in Macon County, Ala.

MACON COUNTY, Ala (WTVM) - Two LaGrange men are dead following a two-vehicle accident in Macon County early Saturday morning.

The accident happened just after 3:30 a.m. on Interstate 85 near mile marker 30 nearly six miles north of Shorter. The accident claimed the life of 59-year-old Donald Grantham and 69-year-old Roland Ridenour.

According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), Grantham was killed when the Isuzu Rodeo he was driving was struck by a Buick Century before leaving the roadway and overturning.

Grantham and Ridenour, who was the passenger, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Buick was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The crash is under investigation by ALEA State Troopers.

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