ATHENS, Ala. – An overnight crash on Seven Mile Post Road has claimed the life of a woman from the Anderson community and injured another.
Alabama State Troopers say that 44-year-old Tina Brackley was killed when the SUV she was a passenger in left the road and overturned sometime around 3 a.m.
Troopers say that Brackley was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle.
Authorities say that the driver, Gary Graham of Athens was also not wearing a seat belt and was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, but preliminary investigation indicates that speed was a factor.