Teen dies in Athens accident

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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.

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