Woman Dies After Crashing into Tree in Mobile County, Alabama
MOBILE COUNTY, AL. – A woman died after crashing her car into a tree in Mobile County, Alabama, according to an online news report published at al.com. The woman has been identified, but Alabama State Troopers do not yet know the cause of the collision.*
The crash occurred in the evening on February 2 on State Line Road in Mobile County. At approximately 6:15 p.m., a 2013 Nissan Altima was traveling south on State Line Road and left the roadway for unknown reasons. Upon leaving the road, the Nissan crashed into a tree.
Alabama State Troopers who responded to the scene did not identify a cause for the crash or report on any circumstances they might be investigating as contributors to the crash. They did not say whether speeding or alcohol played a role in the crash. No other vehicles were involved.
The driver of the Nissan was seriously injured and did not survive. Officials pronounced her dead at the scene of the crash. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency identified the woman as 40-year-old Tabitha Smith, of Lucedale, Mississippi. It does not appear that anyone else was riding in the Nissan when it crashed.
Authorities said Smith was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, but they did not indicate whether a seat belt would have changed the outcome. It is not clear if Smith was ejected from the Nissan in the impact.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says investigating into the crash is ongoing. No additional details are available at this time.
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