From The Tribune staff reports
DEKALB COUNTY — A single-vehicle crash has claimed the lives of two people and injured an infant.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), a juvenile was fatally injured when the 1998 Ford Windstar van that the teen was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Both passengers, Michekyla J. Fairley, 20, of Wilmington, Delaware, and an infant were ejected from the vehicle. The crash occurred on Interstate 59 near the 205-mile marker, approximately two miles west of Collinsville.
The 19-year-old and Fairley were pronounced dead at the scene. The infant was injured and transported to an out-of-area hospital.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.