Butts was one of two passengers in the Nissan taken to the hospital with serious injuries. April Campbell, 33, also of Athens, suffered a broken arm and collapsed lung, Radford said. Her condition was unknown Monday.
The driver of the Kia, 61-year-old Phillip Stevenson Dennis, and the driver of the Nissan, 66-year-old Lucy Mae Whitlock, were not injured, according to police. Both drivers are from Athens.