Woman Killed in Single-Car Crash in Hueytown, Alabama
HUEYTOWN, AL. – According to an online news story posted at al.com, a woman was killed February 3 in a single-car crash in Hueytown, Alabama. The woman’s car ran off the road and struck a tree, which caused a power outage in the area. The woman has not been identified by officials.*
The accident occurred in the late evening on February 3 on 15th Street Road in Hueytown. A vehicle traveling on 15th Street somehow left the roadway in the 4900 block. The vehicle then crashed into a tree. The make and model of the vehicle were not reported, and it is not clear what caused the driver to run off the road. Only one vehicle was involved in the collision.
Authorities at the scene did not report about whether they suspected any factors that led to the collision, such as speeding or distraction. The woman driving the vehicle sustained critical injuries, and emergency crews took her to UAB Hospital for treatment.
The woman did not survive her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital shortly after 12:30 a.m. on February 4. Officials have not yet released the woman’s name to the public. It does not appear that any passengers were in the vehicle with the woman at the time of the crash.
The collision caused a power outage in the area that took several hours to fix. Due to loss of power, Hueytown High School was not able to begin classes on time. The school delayed opening for a few hours until the power was restored.
Authorities are still investigating the crash, and they have not reported further information at this time.
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