Woman killed after car lost control, drove into Fairfield building

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December 25 2021 12:00 am

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the 25-year-old who died after a car crashed into a Birmingham building on Friday.

Samone Lashundra Newell, 25, of Fairfield, was the passenger in a car that lost control and struck a building on the 1600 block of Warrior Road early Friday morning.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Stay with CBS 42 as this story develops.

ORIGINAL: A 25-year-old woman has died after the car she was riding in lost control and drove into a building in the Fairfield neighborhood Friday.

According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, the woman was a passenger in a car driving on the 1600 block of Warrior Road early Friday morning when the driver lost control and struck a building.

Both the driver and woman were taken to the Princeton Baptist Medical Center. The 25-year-old woman died at the hospital shortly after the accident.

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