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Phenix City accident: 2 dead in Thursday wreck

A man and a woman were killed Thursday morning in a Phenix City wreck, authorities said.

The man, in his 80s, and the woman, in her late 70s, were killed near U.S. 280 and U.S. 80, Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. said. Their names haven’t yet been released.

The wreck involved the couple’s PT Cruiser, which was westbound, and a freightliner truck, which was headed north, Sumbry said.

Both bodies have been sent to Montgomery, Ala. for autopsies.

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