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Anniston woman killed in Thursday crash involving Alabama National Guard vehicle


ANNISTON, Ala. – An Anniston woman was killed in a Thursday afternoon crash according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

In a press release, ALEA stated Kaylia Jordania Stark, 21, was traveling west on Alabama Highway 144 at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, attempting to turn left onto Boiling Springs Road, when the 2016 Nissan Versa she was driving was struck in the rear by a 2016 Chevrolet Equinox.

The collision pushed Stark’s vehicle into the eastbound lane of Alabama Highway 144, where it was struck by a 2014 Humvee, belonging to the Alabama National Guard.

ALEA says Stark was not wearing a seatbelt, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Chevrolet Equinox was identified as Jessica McClain of Glencoe. The driver of the Humvee was identified as Alan Spears of New Hope.

McClain and Spears were not injured in the crash. The crash occurred one mile east of Ohatchee. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

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