State troopers are still trying to determine what caused a fatal accident that happened just before 5:30 a.m. Thursday outside the Mercedes-Benz-plant in Vance. We first told you about the wreck Thursday on Good Morning Alabama. Forty year-old Melanie Gentile of Tuscaloosa died in the accident. She was driving a car that ran into an 18-wheeler.
The driver of the truck was injured, but is said to be recovering well.