Two Union Grove residents were killed Monday in a wreck at Union Grove Road and Ala. 69.

The wreck happened about noon.

Donald Wayne Lankford, 43, and Felicia Jane Benefield, 25, were both pronounced dead at the scene.

According to state troopers, the 2000 Ford Mustang that Lankford was driving crossed the center line and collided with a 2018 Buick Enclave.

The driver and passenger in the Buick were injured and taken to Marshall Medical Center North in Scant City.

Their names haven't been released by state troopers.

The wreck remains under investigation by state troopers and no other information was released.

The photo of Lankford and Benefield at right was posted by to social media by Benefield on Jan. 26.

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Two people died in a crash that happened on Hwy 69 near Union Grove Road on Monday.

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