COVINGTON COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Shannon Lynn Howard, of Brewton, Alabama, and Lesa Moore King, of Georgiana, Alabama, have been identified as the victims in a Tuesday morning double-fatal vehicle crash in Covington County.

Howard, 53, and 62-year-old King, were both killed in a Tuesday morning crash near Georgiana.


According to reports, King was operating a Chevy Tahoe on AL-55 near Mile Marker 40, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and came into head-on contact with a Audi A6 operated by Howard around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Both women were pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

A heartbreaking video posted to Facebook shows Howard’s granddaughter attempting to contact her “Shae Shae” via Facetime:

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Covington County (briefly Jones County), is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2020 census the population was 37,570. Its county seat is Andalusia. Its name is in honor of Brigadier General Leonard Covington of Maryland and Mississippi, who died in the War of 1812 – wikipedia.