WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Walker County Coroner confirms a traffic fatality occurred on Buttermilk Road in Cordova on Friday.
According to Appling, the 13-year-old victim was identified as Blakely Foster.
Foster was killed when the vehicle she was riding in left the road, overturned and hit a tree. Appling says she was not wearing a seat belt.
Trooper Jonathan Appling said the accident happened around 8 a.m. and was a single vehicle accident.
The driver, who Appling identified as 19-year-old Meleaha Mercedes Micshelle Poe, and another juvenile passenger were taken to UAB Hospital to be treated for injuries. Foster was pronounced dead on the scene.