Blount County crash claims life of 26-year-old woman, injures teen


BLOUNT COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — A crash early Friday morning claimed the life of a 26-year-old woman from Horton.

According to Alabama state troopers, the woman was identified as Jessica Ann Harris. Harris was reportedly killed when the 2002 Chevrolet Blazer she was a passenger in left the roadway on Cherokee Drive and hit a tree. She died at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle was 15 years old and transported to the Huntsville Medical Center. Neither Harris or the driver were wearing seatbelts, troopers say. There is no information available on the extent of injuries to the driver.

The crash is still under investigation.

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