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Headlines from Alabama 810 News
- Search continues for missing teen
- Hundreds attend Veterans Day Ceremony
- Three people killed in weekend
- Seat Belts
Search continues for missing teen
Monday marks one week since an east Alabama
teenager disappeared. Seventeen year old Ben Stanford was last seen
in Anniston last Monday. His vehicle was later found on Interstate
20 in Georgia. His grandfather, state senator Jim Preuitt, says his
family is thankful for the support. A twenty-thousand dollar reward
is being offered. The family has also placed a billboard along Red
Mountain Expressway in Birmingham.
Hundreds attend Veterans Day Ceremony
Several hundred people gathered in Centennial
Memorial Park in Anniston Sunday morning for the areas annual
veterans day observance. Special honors were presented this year to
Calhoun counties four remaining pear harbor survivors.
Special Veterans Day Observance Audio
Three people killed in weekend accidents
At least three people were killed in area
weekend accidents. A Horton man died early Friday in a two-vehicle
wreck on Alabama Highway 168 in Kilpatrick. 41 year old Jose
Francisco, was driving a 1994 Chevrolet Lumina when the wreck
happened about 3:40 a.m., five miles south of Crossville on Alabama
Highway 168, Francisco was pronounced dead at the scene. 39 year
old Darron D. Hamilton, of Gaylesville, was driving a 2007 Kenworth.
He was not injured. A 23 year old Hokes Bluff man was killed in a
one vehicle accident Friday night in Etowah County. According to
troopers with the Jacksonville Trooper Post Casey Lynn Murphy was
driving a 1995 GMC Pickup on Tumbling Gap Road 2 miles north of
Altoona when the accident occurred just before 9 Friday night. An
accident Saturday afternoon in Talladega County claimed the life of
an Alpine man. State Troopers say that 65 year old Billy James
Herring died in the one car accident 9 miles south of Talladega on
the Gilberts Ferry Road. Troopers said that Herring was driving a
1995 Dodge Neon. All three accidents remain under investigation by
According to new research, many drivers and
passengers in Alabama are still not wearing their seatbelt. The
Alabama Department of Public Safety says sixty percent of crash
victims last year were not buckled in. This is causing many state
lawmakers to consider tougher laws on wearing seat belts. Twelve
measures are expected to be introduced in the next legislative
session. One of them increases the penalty for not wearing your seat
belt from twenty-five to fifty dollars.
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