DECATUR POST – A two-vehicle crash Wednesday, July 10, claimed the life of a Cullman County woman. Aura Dequasie, 85, of Cullman was killed when the 1997 Nissan Maxima she was driving was struck by a 1995 Chevrolet Suburban. Dequasie, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries. The crash occurred at 6:50 p.m. on U.S. 278 at the 70 mile marker 10 miles from Cullman. ALEA Troopers continue to investigate the crash, and nothing further is available.
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