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Boaz woman killed in single-vehicle wreck

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Authorities said the wreck happened on Sand Valley Road, 10 miles west of Attalla. (Graphic: MGN Online) Authorities said the wreck happened on Sand Valley Road, 10 miles west of Attalla. (Graphic: MGN Online)
BOAZ, AL (WAFF) -

A single-vehicle wreck in Etowah County claimed the life ofa Boaz woman.

State troopers said Joanie Amanda Patterson, 24, was killedwhen the vehicle she was a passenger in left the roadway and struck anembankment. The wreck happened on Sand Valley Road, 10 miles west of Attalla.

Authorities said the driver, Brandon Roach, also of Boaz,was driving at the time of the wreck. Roach suffered serious injuries and wastransported to UAB for treatment.

Troopers said preliminary investigation indicates alcoholmay have been a factor in the crash and that seat belts were not used.

Troopers continue to investigate.

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