Woman dead after crash near Tallassee

Woman dead after crash near Tallassee
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - A Jacksons Gap woman is dead after a two-vehicle crash near Tallassee.

According to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Cpl. Jess Thornton, at 3:32 p.m. Monday the crash claimed the life of Susan Burkhalter. Burkhalter, 45, was killed when the 2007 Mazda Touring she was driving collided with a 2015 BMW.

Thornton said Burkhalter, who was not using a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two passengers in the Mazda were injured and transported to local hospitals. The driver of the BMW was transported to a local hospital with injuries as well.

The crash happened on Alabama 50 near the three-mile marker, approximately eight miles north of Tallassee.

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