Elmore Co. woman killed in car crash

Posted by: Mario Hendricks - bio | email

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - An early morning crash claimed the life of an Elmore County woman and injured an Elmore County man.

Bama P. Richards, 65, of Wetumpka lost control of the vehicle she was driving near 8630 Grier Road in Elmore County when it left the roadway and overturned, ejecting the her. Richards was pronounced dead at the scene.

The only passenger, Jimmy W. Poole, also of Wetumpka was transported to Jackson Hospital with serious injuries.

The crash occurred at approximately 9:55 am. Seat belts were not used. State troopers continue to investigate the cause of the crash.