• January 13, 2017

Savanna Lee Smith Killed in Train Accident on Upper Hull Road in Tuscaloosa Co., AL

Tuscaloosa, AL -- An incident involving a train vs. a passenger claimed the life of 21-year-old Savanna Lee Smith Thursday, January 12, 2017.

It appears a passenger car occupied by the deceased victim was crossing the tracks on Upper Hull Road when the incident occurred. The car was reportedly struck by the train, ejecting Mrs. Smith from the vehicle. Mrs. Smith was declared dead at the scene of the incident. It is believed she was the sole occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash.

Officials are currently conducting the investigation into the incident and hope to determine the cause as the investigation concludes.

The early media report left no more information regarding the fatal collision.

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