1 killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-65 near Hyundai Boulevard Friday

Published: May. 8, 2021 at 12:25 PM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A woman is dead after a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 Friday afternoon, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

ALEA officials said the the wreck happened at 1:25 p.m. near Hyundai Boulevard in Hope Hull when a 2013 Jeep Wrangler rear-ended a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado. The Silverado then hit a 2021 Toyota Rav-4.

After hitting the Silverado, the Wrangler went off the roadway into the grass median, ALEA officials said.

A passenger in the Wrangler, Lolita Thomas, 49, of Columbus, Georgia, was taken to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. ALEA officials said Thomas was not wearing a seatbelt during the time of the crash.

No further information could be released at this time as ALEA continues to investigate.

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