Butler woman killed in Marengo County crash

A two-vehicle crash at 9:55 a.m. today, June 27, claimed the life of a Butler woman and injured two others. Elaine Chapman, 66, was killed when the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu she was driving collided with a 2005 International driven by Eric Leonard Hayes, 44, of Magnolia. Chapman was pronounced dead at the scene. Hayes and a passenger in the Chevrolet were both transported to an area hospital for treatment of their injuries. The crash occurred on Alabama 10 near the 42 mile marker, approximately one and a half miles east of Sweet Water. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.