ALEA identifies victim in fatal boat crash

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WETUMPKA, Ala. (WIAT) — ALEA Marine Patrol Troopers are investigating a fatal boat crash in Elmore County. 

The accident happened on the Alabama River near Wetumpka early Saturday morning. Around midnight, Krista Danielle Elliott, 32 of Wetumpka, was killed when the boat she was a passenger in struck a tree overhanging the river.

She was the only passenger in the boat along with the operator. The operator was uninjured during the accident.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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