Traffic Fatality Press Release

On June 20th at 11:29 pm, officers were dispatched to a head-on collision involving two vehicles in the 2300 block of Ross Clark Circle.  One of the vehicles, a Jeep Cherokee, was travelling South bound on Ross Clark Circle in the North bound lane.  The second vehicle, a Chrysler 200, was travelling North bound in the North bound lane.  The two vehicles collided causing injury to both drivers.

Both drivers were transported to Southeast Alabama Medical Center.  The driver of the Jeep Cherokee succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  This driver has been identified as 89 year old w/m Harmon Beasley of Ashford, Alabama.  The second driver received minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.  There were no other occupants in the vehicles.

The crash is being investigated by the Dothan Police Department Traffic Division.