Woman charged with murder following April 2016 wreck

Limestone County Jail

Limestone County Jail

ATHENS, Ala. — A woman is in the Limestone County jail, charged with murder after a wreck that claimed the life of a 5-year-old boy.

Law enforcement tells WHNT News 19 Christina Beck, 39,  faces murder and DUI charges over the wreck that killed her 5-year-old son.  The crash happened April 21 around 7 p.m. on Huntsville-Brownsferry Road near Tanner.

Investigators said she lost control and swerved into the path of another vehicle.  The two vehicles collided on a two-lane bridge.