Two Alabama Teens Killed In Semi-Truck Accident On Prom Night 

Two Alabama Teens, 17 And 18, Killed In Semi-Truck Accident On Prom Night 

Two teenagers died on Saturday after attending a high school prom in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Madison Sims,17, and Samuel Brown,18, passed away on April 15 in an automobile accident with a semi-truck. The Perry County School District released a statement on Facebook confirming the deceased’s identity.

“It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Samuel Brown and Madison Sims. Samuel was a student at Robert C. Hatch High School, and Madison was a student at Paul W. Bryant High School. We extend our most sincere condolences to the Brown and Sims family.”

Reports say the students attended Paul Bryant High School’s prom. Samuel was a football player, and Madison was on the track team at their respective schools, per 

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Following the prom at Tuscaloosa River Market, Sims was behind the wheel of a 2022 Tesla, Samuel was in the passenger seat, and two other female teens were in the backseat.

At about 1:50 a.m. local time, Sims crashed into a semi-truck, reportedly pinning the Tesla under the truck’s trailer. Madison and Samuel were pronounced dead on the scene, but the backseat passengers were transported for medical treatment.

Police say an 18-year from Montgomery sustained serious injuries, while a 17-year-old from Marion was treated for minor injuries. The female teens were treated at different medical centers.

Perry County School District didn’t provide further details about the accident or Sims and Brown. However, they revealed that grief counselors will be on the schools’ campuses to provide “emotional support” to the staff and students.

Police are still investigating this incident, and there are no updates on the conditions of the truck driver or the surviving teenagers.

Meanwhile, Madison and Samuel received an outpour of love and condolences for their families on social media.


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