Fatal Franklin Co. crash claims life of Red Bay woman

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Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 10:22 AM CST
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FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (WAFF) - A single-car crash in Franklin County claimed the life of a Red Bay woman on Sunday.

According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Senior Trooper Justin O’Neal, troopers responded to a crash on Alabama 247 around 5:30 a.m. on Jan. 22 to find Melanie McKinney dead at the scene. The 48-year-old was the only person involved in the crash.

Investigators believe her car left the roadway, struck an embankment and then struck a tree.

ALEA Troopers are continuing to investigate the fatal crash.

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