LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – A Waverly woman was killed instantly from a massive head injury and blunt force impact injuries following an accident in Lee County, AL.
The accident happened at the intersection of US Hwy. 280 West and Alabama 147 around 7:14 p.m.
Debra Childs Hammock, 54, turned in front of a pickup truck towing a boat and struck the passenger side of her vehicle, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.
Hammock was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:33 p.m. She was traveling west on US Hwy 280 when she attempted to turn south onto Alabama Highway 147.
The pickup truck was traveling east on US Hwy 280. Hammock's 3-year-old grandson was in a car seat in the rear of her Toyota Corolla and was not injured but was transported to the emergency room to be examined as a precaution. He was released without injury.
The driver of the pickup was not injured. The ALEA is investigating the accident.