Woman killed in Limestone County collision identified; troopers say alcohol involved

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LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. – A woman was killed in a head-on collision early Sunday morning that troopers said may have had alcohol involved.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency troopers identified the woman as Jennifer Marie Spencer, 38, of Harvest.

According to Limestone County Coroner Mike West, the collision happened on Huntsville Brownsferry Road near Lucas Ferry Road around 6:15 a.m.

Troopers said a car driven by a 19-year-old man from Athens crossed the center line and collided with Spencer’s car.

West said one car involved in the wreck burst into flames. However, the woman driving was able to escape before the fire and was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The 19-year-old was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injures.

Troopers said alcohol is considered to be a contributing factor in the crash but released no other details about their investigation.

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