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      Early morning accident leaves one person dead

      {}Alabama State Troopers are investigating an early morning accident that left one person dead and three others injured. Troopers say the accident occurred about 5:30 a.m. on interstate 59 southbound at the 80 mile marker, three miles north of Tuscaloosa. The single vehicle accident claimed the life of 31 year old Racquel Taylor. Troopers say Taylor was not wearing a seat belt. Another passenger who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to DCH hospital for treatment. The driver and another passenger who were wearing seat belts, suffered minor injuries and were treated and released.