MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Alabama State Troopers say a 1-year-old infant died in an early morning crash in Morgan County.
Karla Gabriela Barrera, 22 of Decatur, was driving a Chevrolet Malibu on Ipsco Street which left the roadway at the intersection of Woodall Road.
The vehicle struck a tree, overturned, and caught fire. Emergency crews removed Barrera and an 8-year-old child from the vehicle. The 1-year-old child died at the scene.
Troopers say emergency crews airlifted Barrera to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, and the surviving child was transported to a local area hospital.
State Troopers continue to investigate this wreck.