Authorities identified 3 of 4 people killed in south Alabama crash; 4th victim was a child; 3rd victim identified as 3th person; and 4teen people were identified, according to authorities; in the crash, 3 were killed; the 4 victims were children; authorities identified the victims as 4 different people; 1 was identified to be armed with flint; 2 were unarmed; all 4 were reportedly uninjured
Authorities have released the names of four people including a young child who were killed in rage early Saturday in south Alabama.
Scott Hunter Lavender, 21, Wilmer Earl Bettis, 58, and Alla Marie Betts, 56, were identified by Alabama State Troopers as Scott Hunt Lavin, Wilber Earl Betis and Wilmar Earl Beckis. The child was 3 years old, according to troopers. They did not specify the names of the juvenile fatality victims, but said that the child had been born at the time.
The crash occurred at 3:55 a.m. on US 98, two miles west of Semmes in Mobile County, according to senior Trooper Anna Peoples.
Wilmer Earl Bettis was driving a 2004 Ford Expedition when Lavender crossed the center line and collided head on with '03 Ford F-150. Both vehicles were engulfed in flames.
Lavender, William Earl Bettis, and the child were all pronounced dead on the scene.
Alla Marie Bettis, a nurse, died on her way to the hospital.
The investigation is being handled by troopers.