Athens woman dies after vehicle crash

The driver was airlifted to UAB Hospital where she later died.

Posted: Jan. 31, 2019 1:37 PM
Updated: Jan. 31, 2019 1:38 PM

An Athens woman died after a single-vehicle crash at 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel, spokesman for Alabama State Troopers Decatur post, said Courteney Lynn Ledbetter, 23, was killed when the 2013 Chrysler 300 she was driving left the road and struck several trees on Copeland Road three miles east of Athens.

Ledbetter was airlifted to UAB Hospital where she later died. A passenger with Ledbetter was also injured and transported to Athens-Limestone Hospital.

The crash remains under investigation.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Few Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 68°
Florence
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 68°
Fayetteville
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 68°
Decatur
Clear
68° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 68°
Scottsboro
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 63°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

 

Community Events