SMITHS STATION, AL (WTVM) – A multiple-car accident has been reported along U.S. 431 in Smiths Station AT 9:21 a.m. CST on Thursday.
The accident occurred on U.S. 431 near the Buck Wild Saloon, near the 121.5 mile-marker. The two cars involved were a blue 1994 Chevrolet Metro and a red 2011 Chevrolet Corvette.
Synde Conder, a 57-year-old woman from Smiths Station died in the accident, according to Lee County Coroner Bill Harris. She died of blunt force trauma-related injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:35 a.m. CST. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Conder was not wearing a seatbelt.
A male passenger was taken to Midtown Medical Center by an ambulance for treatment. His injuries are unknown. No names have been released at this time.
Reports indicate that the Corvette t-boned the Metro after the Metro pulled out in front of the westbound-traveling Corvette. Both cars were towed from the scene.
The driver of the Corvette refused treatment at the scene.
The Alabama State Troopers of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is in charge of the accident investigation.
Alcohol is not suspected to have been a factor in the crash. The accident remains under investigation by the State Troopers and the Lee County Coroner's Office.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.