Two people killed in separate early morning car accidents
By Honora Gathings
A Prattville teenager and Remlap woman were killed in separate accidents early Sunday morning. Alabama State Troopers say both cars left the road and overturned.Around 1:15 a.m., state troopers say 20 year old Melissa Gilbert of Remlap was killed when a car she was riding in left Airport Road just South of Altoona and overturned. Gilbert was a passenger. No injuries were reported for the driver.And in Chilton County, state troopers have identified the crash victim as 18 year old Christy Christian. They say her car went off I-65S near mile marker 214 near Clanton and overturned. Troopers say she was not wearing a seat belt. A passenger was also injured and taken to UAB Hospital.
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