Teen dies in Athens accident
ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT)- One Decatur woman is dead after an early morning accident in Athens.
Athens Police along with Alabama State Troopers responded to a one vehicle wreck that sent 18-year-old Alessandra Lizbeth Torreblanca to the hospital where she died a short time after.
The wreck happened on Brownsferry Road just south of Lucasferry Road. When officers arrived they said they found a 1998 Ford Explorer had left the roadway and hit a tree. They say Torreblanca traveled several hundred feet through a hay and soybean field before striking the tree head on.
The cause of the wreck is still under investigation.