Two people, one from Crenshaw County and the other from Geneva County, have died in separate traffic accidents.

A two-vehicle accident at 2:55 p.m. Friday claimed the life of Deborah Pugh, 46, of Luverne.

Pugh died when the 2004 Ford Mustang she was driving struck a 2006 Chrysler minivan. She was not wearing a seat belt. Thrown from her car, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident occurred on Pike County Road 2238, 2.5 miles east of Goshen.

A two-vehicle accident at 5 p.m. Friday claimed the life of a Geneva County man.

Ronald Jay Spires, 48, of Hartford died when the 2014 Nissan Titan he was driving was struck by a 2005 Ford Ranger. Spires also was not using a seat belt, was thrown from his vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Ford Ranger was taken to Flowers Hospital by Wicksburg Rescue with life-threatening injuries.

The accident occurred in Houston County at Alabama 123 and Judge Logue Road, 6 miles north of Hartford.

No other information is available about the accidents. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency continues to investigate both.

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