Tallassee Southside Middle School Principal Killed In Traffic Accident

Tools

By Heather VacLav

Alabama State Troopers confirm Southside Middle School principal Alan Thompson died in a wreck in Elmore County Saturday night.

 

Troopers say the two-vehicle crash happened around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Cherokee Trail Road and State Route 14.

The 49-year old principal lost his life after his 2010 Chevrolet Impala collided with a 2001 Ford Taurus, belonging to 22-year old Jeremy Stroud. Stroud was not injured in the accident.

State troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash, no other information is available at this time.

 

Thompson, a Calera native, was welcomed to the Tallassee School System for the 2012-13 school year when Dr. Kenneth Varner stepped down as principal at Southside Middle School to be the district's superintendent. 
 
 

ABC Montgomery Poll

Which Restaurants Would You Most Like to See in Montgomery? (vote for one or more)

  • Benihana
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Chuy's
  • J. Alexander's
  • Landry's Seafood
  • P.F. Chang's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House