A fatal crash on Browns Bend Road claimed the life of an Alexandria man on Saturday, October 7. The Alexandria Police Department reported that a Dodge Challenger and a Chevy Camaro were heading south on the road around 12:54 a.m. when the Challenger tried to overtake the Camaro and hit it. The impact sent the Challenger off the road and into a tree, ejecting both the driver and the passenger.
The driver of the Challenger suffered serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The passenger, identified as 42-year-old Brett Tibbitts of Alexandria, died at the scene.