WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) - An early morning crash claimed three lives in Alabama and injured one person.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said in a news release that the crash occurred shortly before 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, about five miles east of Wetumpka.
State troopers said 25-year-old Ladarious Antonio Griffin, of Montgomery was killed when the 1997 Lexus ES300 he was driving left the road, hit a tree and overturned.
Two passengers also were killed: Charnavia Lashay Hinkle, 22, of Montgomery and Lamisha Nicole Avera, 22, of Wetumpka.
None of the deceased was wearing seatbelts.