Phenix City fatal wreck: Julia Cooper, 91, dies in 2-vehicle wreck

A Smiths Station, Ala., woman died Monday after a two-vehicle wreck in Phenix City, authorities said.

Julia Cooper, 91, was taken to The Medical Center in Columbus around 10:30 a.m. after the wreck at U.S. 280 and Old Opelika Road, said Russell County Coroner Arthur Sumbry Jr.

Sumbry was called to the hospital’s intensive care unit Monday afternoon, and Cooper was pronounced dead at 4:21 p.m., he said.