Cottonwood woman dies in submerged pickup

COTTONWOOD, Ala. (AP) - Houston County authorities say 41-year-old Carla Swisher of Cottonwood died in a pickup truck that overturned in a creek.

Swisher was last seen at 11 p.m. Tuesday, driving alone to a friend's home. Divers recovered her body Wednesday morning. Cause of death was not immediately known. Sheriff Andy Hughes says the truck was submerged in four to six feet of water.

Other parts of the creek have depths of 10 to 12 feet. The creek is located on Hickory Grove Road between Ashford and Cottonwood, about 10 miles off U.S. 84 East.

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