Brilliant - A single vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Winfield woman.
At approximately 6:50 am on Saturday, Aug. 31, a 2001 Ford Taurus driven by Betty Jean Walker Sousy, 79, Winfield, was traveling north on Alabama State Route 233, approximately three miles east of Brilliant.
The vehicle left the roadway to the right and struck a tree.
According to State Trooper Cpl. Mark Stone of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Hamilton Post, the driver, the only occupant, was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham where she later died.
No further information was available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.