Tennessee woman killed in New Market wreck

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NEW MARKET, Ala. – A Tennessee woman was killed this afternoon in a crash near New Market.

According to authorities, Patricia Elizabeth Pope, 74, of Petersburg, Tenn. was pronounced dead at the scene.

It happened at 12:35 p.m. at Butler Road and Buddy Williamson Road northwest of New Market.

Madison County Deputies and the Alabama State Patrol showed up to find a silver sedan smashed in on the driver’s side.

One person we spoke with at the scene told WHNT News 19 the driver of the car pulled out in front of a pickup and was hit and killed.

Two children were taken to the hospital; the driver of the pickup wasn’t seriously hurt.