UPDATE: 19-Year-Old Killed in I-59 Accident


The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says 19-year-old Lauren Ledbetter died Sunday in an accident on I-59 North.

A two vehicle accident on I-59 North killed Ledbetter and injured two others, including a child.

Birmingham Police and emergency crews{}had to shutdown{}I-59 N{}near the Roebuck Parkway exit after a car and SUV collided Sunday afternoon. Police say one person died on the scene and two people were injured. They say one was transported to UAB and the other went to Children's of Alabama.

No cars are allowed onto I-59N where the crash has occurred.