Teenage Girl Dies In Wreck With 18-Wheeler, Sister Critically Hurt

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A teenage girl died Tuesday morning in a wreck on Highway 157 west of Moulton.

The wreck involved an 18-wheeler and a car.  The scene was near the intersection of Highway 101.

Alabama State Troopers say 17-year-old Caitlyn Martin, of Russellville, was driving the car.  She died at the scene.  Troopers say she was wearing her seat belt.

Her sister, 14-year-old Alison Martin, was a passenger and was seriously hurt.  Alison was flown to Huntsville Hospital for treatment, and was listed in critical condition on Tuesday afternoon.

The wreck happened about 7:40 a.m.  Troopers say Michael Clapsadl of Spencer, Virginia was driving the truck.  He was not injured.

All four lanes of Highway 157 are open again to traffic.

Filed in: Decatur, News

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