2 teen girls die in traffic wreck

Two teens died late Sunday in a one-vehicle wreck in Russell County, authorities said.

Carlie Suzann Lloyd, 16, of Phenix City and Ashley Cheyanne Arrowsmith, 15, of Salem died about 8:40 p.m. Sunday after Lloyd’s 2001 F250 left the road and struck a tree at U.S. 80 and Flournoy Road, about five miles west of Phenix City, Alabama State Troopers said.

Both girls died from blunt force injuries, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. They were pronounced dead at 11 p.m.

Troopers are investigating the crash.