Two separate wrecks Thursday evening claimed the lives of two men — one from Jasper and the other from the Houston community in Winston County, Alabama State Troopers reported.
The first occurred at 5:30 p.m. on Country Club Road, approximately five miles north of Jasper. Trooper said Daniel McLane Driver, Jr., 48, was killed when the 2002 Ford Focus he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second single-vehicle wreck happened 20 minutes later at 5:50 p.m. on County Road 63, approximately 10 miles northeast of Double Springs. Jimmie Edward England, 63, was killed when the 1985 GMC C1500 he was driving left the roadway and overturned. England was pronounced dead at the scene.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.