Valley man killed in traffic accident

A Valley man was killed yesterday afternoon in a traffic accident in near Salem.

James O'Neal Boone, 43, was killed after his 1990 Honda collided with a 2001 Honda on Lee Road 379 about two miles north of Salem, according to Alabama state troopers.

The passenger in his car, Paul Thomas New, was injured. The driver of the second vehicle, Bernice Burton Madden, and her passenger, John Madden, were also injured.

The incident remains under investigation.