Father, 2 daughters flown to hospital after wreck in Rogersville; third daughter killed

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LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) –  Alabama State Troopers have released the names of a Rogersville family involved in a deadly wreck in Lauderdale County.

The father and two daughters were flown to Huntsville Hospital.  A third daughter died at the scene.

Matthew Tidwell, 32, is listed in fair condition today.

His 6-year-old daughter, Ava Tidwell, is in serious condition in the Pediatric ICU.  Four-year-old Mattie Tidwell is also listed in serious condition.

The wreck happened around 10:05 p.m. at the corner of County Roads 76 and 92 north of Elgin.

A student at Lauderdale County Elementary made this card on Tuesday morning in support for the Tidwell family.  Samantha, 8, a classmate, died in a wreck Monday night. (Photo: Carter Watkins/WHNT News 19)
A student at Lauderdale County Elementary made this card on Tuesday morning in support for the Tidwell family. Samantha, 8, a classmate, died in a wreck Monday night. (Photo: Carter Watkins/WHNT News 19)

Another of Tidwell’s daughters, 8-year-old Samantha, died at the scene.  She was a second grader at Lauderdale County Elementary School.

Students there made cards this morning for the family.

State Troopers continue to investigate the cause of the wreck.