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Phenix City woman dies in single-vehicle wreck

A Phenix City woman is dead after a single-car wreck on Saturday.

Tara George, 31, crashed her SUV around 9 p.m. in the area of Sycamore Drive and Sandfort Road in Phenix City, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr. She was taken to The Medical Center and pronounced dead at 12:54 a.m. Sunday.

"She was the only person involved in the single-vehicle crash," Sumbry said.

Authorities believe George hydroplaned while driving and struck a tree. Sumbry said the cause of death was blunt force trauma.

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