1 killed, 2 injured in Morgan County car wreck

Published: May. 16, 2022 at 1:18 PM CDT
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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - Morgan County Deputies responded to a fatal two-vehicle wreck on Highway 157 this afternoon.

Just before 1 p.m. on May 16, Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to the area of Highway 157 and Danville Road for a crash with multiple injuries and a fatality.

The Morgan County Coroner confirmed to WAFF that three people were injured. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Ashley Dawn Ledlow, 39, of Hartselle, was killed in the crash. ALEA says Ledlow was killed when the 1999 Honda Civic that she was a passenger in, attempted to cross the roadway and was struck by a 2016 Kia Sportage. The car left the roadway and struck a guy wire.

The driver, Jason Brantley Lorenza, 35, of Hartselle, was injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. Two passengers in the Kia were both injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

This crash is under investigation by State Troopers with ALEA.

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