Karen Callahan, widow of longtime Alabama lawmaker, killed in accident on Riviere Du Chien Road

MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Karen Callahan, widow of longtime Congressman Sonny Callahan, died in an accident Thursday.

Mobile police said a driver died when their vehicle rolled off a driveway, overturned and caught fire around 12:14 pm at a house on Riviere Du Chien Road.

MPD did not release the victim’s name, but a member of the Callahan family told FOX10 News it was Karen Callahan.

Sonny Callahan served in the House of Representatives from 1985 to 2003. He passed away in June 2021 at the age of 88.

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