From The Tribune staff reports
JEFFERSON COUNTY — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal car crash that took place on Carson Road in Fultondale last week.
According to a release from the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, 37-year-old Paula Marie Odom, of Gardendale, was killed when the Honda Odyssey she was operating collided with a Chevrolet Tahoe on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. Authorities say the Tahoe, which was traveling east on Carson Road, crossed over the center line and struck Odom’s vehicle.
Odom was later pronounced dead at the scene.
“According to reports, a SUV had been reported as driving erratically in the area,” said Sgt. Joni Money. “Moments later, a vehicle matching the description of the reported vehicle collided head-on with a Honda Odyssey.”