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Deatsville woman dies following Elmore County crash

Sarah Robinson

srobinson@ledger-enquirer.com

A Deatsville woman died today after being involved in Tuesday afternoon's crash in Elmore County, according to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.

Authorities said Billie Speigner, the 71-year-old driver, died at Baptist Medical Center from injuries sustained in the single-vehicle wreck on Alabama 111 at the 9 mile marker.

She was not wearing a seatbelt when the 2009 Toyota Camry she was driving left the roadway and struck a ditch at 4:17 p.m. Tuesday, according to ALEA.

Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

— Sarah is a crime & safety reporter at The Ledger-Enquirer. You can contact her on Twitter at @SarahR_92.

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