Passenger killed after vehicle overturns on I-65 in Chilton County

Passenger killed after vehicle overturns on I-65 in Chilton County

CHILTON CO., AL (WSFA) - A single-vehicle wreck on Saturday on Interstate-65 in Chilton County claimed the life of a Montevallo woman, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

According to ALEA, Lauren Elizabeth Shirah, 20, was killed when the 2006 Pontiac G6, in which she was a passenger in, left the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Shirah, who was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, was ejected from the vehicle and later pronounced dead at the UAB hospital, according to ALEA.

The driver of the vehicle, Megan Hall, 20, was transported to a nearby hospital with injuries.

The wreck occurred at 10:15 a.m. on I-65 at the 222 mile marker, five miles north of Jemison.

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