Mother says fiery crash victim was pregnant - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Mother says fiery crash victim was pregnant

Posted by: Melissa Johnson - bio | email

PRATTVILLE, AL (WSFA) - A family's worst nightmare played out along County Road 85 in Prattville Friday.

KeLeigh Noble, a mother of two, died when her car caught fire in a single car crash.

For her mother, Lisa Gray, the grief is often unbearable.

She said, "I've been on a roller coaster of emotions.  I've been angry.  I've been sad."

Now, Lisa says, she not only has to deal with her own sadness, but she also has to find a way to tell her grand kids their mother isn't coming back.

"I'm praying to God and asking for guidance because, right now, I just don't know how to do that."

KeLeigh had spent the past two weeks with Gray, excited by the news that she had a third child on the way.

"We have this family thing that we put the wedding band on a thread, and it tells you if it's a boy or girl. And it was a boy," said Gray.

That Friday night, KeLeigh decided to make a quick trip into town.

"She left here, and that was it," said Gray.

After she left the house, she only made it about three miles down the road before she lost control, slammed into a stop sign, and crashed in an embankment.  That's when her car caught fire.

Her mother says without some sort of divine intervention, the whole situation could have been even worse.

Gray said, "My granddaughter was here, and she left with my grandson.  She got down the road and called me and asked if she could bring her son back and leave him with me while she went into town.  She brought him back, and that's when she left.

When Gray saw the troopers and fire trucks speeding down the road soon after, she immediately knew something was wrong.

She said, "Something in my gut said go.  And I left, drove down the road, and came up on the wreck."

Gray says those images will be hard to forget.  She's holding on to the memories of KeLeigh to make it through-- taking the grieving process one step at a time.

©2010 WSFA. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:03:06 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:07 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:07:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...

    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

    More >>

    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.

    More >>
  • In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:26 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:26:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:06:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo, young demonstrators hold a rally in front of the White House in Washington. Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gu...

    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

    More >>

    Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

    More >>
  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:53:41 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:04:50 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...(NTSB via AP). National Transportation Safety Board investigators examine damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Southwes...
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
    The manufacturer of the jet engine involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident Tuesday wants more jets to be inspected for potential problems.More >>
Powered by Frankly