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.