ATHENS, Ala. – One person is dead following a single vehicle wreck in Athens.
According to officials, Carla R. Swan, 33, was killed on Highway 72 near Dement Road around 1 a.m. Tuesday. The driver, who was taken to the hospital, lost control of the vehicle, veered across the road, and hit several trees.
A second person in the vehicle was also taken to the hospital.
Authorities said Swan was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.