Courtland Wreck: Driver of Car Dies in Collision with 18-Wheeler

(Photo by William Szczepanski/WHNT News 19)

(Photo by William Szczepanski/WHNT News 19)

(Photo by William Szczepanski/WHNT News 19)

(Photo by William Szczepanski/WHNT News 19)

COURTLAND, Ala. (WHNT) – The driver of a car died Friday morning after her vehicle collided with an 18-wheeler.

The wreck happened just after 9 a.m. on Highway 20 at County Road 150 in Courtland.

The woman driving the car was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was pronounced dead.  Police identified her as Yvonne Orr, of Courtland.  They did not give her age.

Her white car was crushed under the 18-wheeler’s rear wheels.

Police identified the truck driver as Corey Johnson of Atlanta.  He was not hurt.

Courtland Police are still investigating the circumstances.