Crash kills Ala woman, 2 children in Henry County

COLUMBIA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama state troopers say a Columbia woman and two children are dead after her car ran into a tree.

The crash happened Saturday morning on County Road 53 in Henry County, about 7 miles north of Columbia.

Authorities say 32-year-old Lakisha Evette Jones was driving a Ford Contour that ran off the road and slammed into a tree. She died along with her 5-year-old niece and 2-year-old nephew.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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