Birmingham woman killed in car crash

(WIAT) — A Birmingham woman lost her life Thursday when her 2001 Ford Mustang collided with a tractor trailer in Saint Clair County.

It happened on Interstate 20 westbound near mile marker 14 at 1:21 p.m.

36-year-old Tawana Whitaker was pronounced dead at the scene. A press release from Senior Trooper Reginal King stated she was not wearing a seat belt.

Edward Chas Gladney, 65, also of Birmingham was not hurt. He was driving a 1995 International.

Alabama State Troopers are investigating the crash.

Copyright 2015 WIAT 42 News

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