Berry woman dies from injuries sustained in crash
CULLMAN, AL (WAFF) - A single-vehicle crash Thursday has claimed the life of a Berry woman.
The accident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Cullman County Rd. 437, eight miles south of Good Hope.
Valetta Goddard Essary, 78, was a backseat passenger in a 2010 Ford Explorer that left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.
Essary, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was transported to Cullman Regional Medical Center where she later died.
The driver, Darrel E. Goddard, 79, also of Berry was injured and transported to Cullman Regional Medical Center.
A front seat passenger was airlifted to UAB Hospital.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.
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