Boligee man killed in two vehicle crash on Interstate 59

A two-vehicle crash Thursday, Aug. 9, claimed the life of a Boligee man and injured two others. Eddie Lawson, 64, of Boligee was killed when the 2000 Mitsubishi Montero Sport he was driving was struck by a 2006 Honda Accord driven by Clydarryl Lance Smith, 25, of Eutaw. Lawson, who was not using a seatbelt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. Lawson’s passenger, Cedric Leon Williams, 29, of Boligee and Smith were both injured and transported to DCH Regional Medical Center. The crash occurred at 5:40 a.m. on Interstate 59 near the 60 mile marker, 13 miles south of Tuscaloosa. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.