UPDATE: 18-Wheeler Accident Left One Woman Dead

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DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – A Vinemont woman was pronounced dead at the scene of an early morning accident on Highway 157, just south of Morgan County.

Decatur State Troopers responded to a wreck on Highway 157 and Evergreen around 9:15 Saturday morning. Traffic was blocked for about 2 hours.

They tell WHNT News 19 Patricia Louise Lavrich, 28, was driving north on HWY 157 when she spun into the median and then into ongoing traffic. That’s when an 18-wheeler t-boned her.

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Troopers say Lavrich was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Joel Cumbie, 58, of Calera was driving that trailer. Troopers say he was not hurt.

Massey Danville Volunteer Fire Department and Decatur Fire Heavy Rescue Responded to the wreck. Decatur State Troopers  worked the scene and will continue to investigate.