From The Tribune staff reports
COLBERT COUNTY — A two-vehicle crash claims the life of a 9-year-old on May 10, at approximately 7:15 a.m.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the 9-year-old was fatally injured when the 2022 Hyundai Elantra, in which she was a passenger, collided head-on with a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Tiffany L. Swinney, 33, of Vina.
The child was transported for medical treatment but was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver of the Hyundai, Lyndsie D. Terry, 33, of Town Creek, and Swinney were both transported to Helen Keller Hospital for medical treatment, as well.
The crash occurred on Alabama 247 near the 16-mile marker, approximately seven miles west of Tuscumbia, in Colbert County.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.