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Karen Callahan, widow of longtime Alabama congresswoman, killed in Du Chien River Road crash


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

Mobile police say a driver died when his vehicle spun out of a driveway, overturned and burst into flames around 12:14 p.m. at a house on Rivière Du Chien Road.

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

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

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