Athens, AL (February 11, 2024) – A deadly two-car crash claimed one life Saturday night on US Highway 72 E, near Line Road, Athens. The Limestone County Coroner confirmed the fatality, stating two others were transported to Athens-Limestone Hospital for treatment. The accident occurred past 306 BBQ, with emergency calls received around 8:20 p.m. Athens Police report a vehicle veered across the median, colliding with an eastbound car. The road was closed for investigation, which remains ongoing by the Athens Police Department. Further details will be provided as they become available.