UPDATE: Coroner Carolyn Green said the victim in Monday’s accident was a 23-year-old white female from the Saltillo area. She is not yet able to release the name.
A 23-year-old white female from the Saltillo area was killed on Monday afternoon in a one-car accident on the north end of Birmingham Ridge Road in Lee County. The name of the victim has not yet been released by the Lee County coroner.
The 2001 Nissan Maxima was traveling south on the road when the driver lost control and the vehicle flipped at around 5:40 p.m. The driver was partially ejected, and the injury was fatal. Sheriff Jim Johnson said the driver did not appear to be wearing a seat belt.
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