Fatal wreck at Ashridge Thursday night

ASHRIDGE - A three-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:13 p.m. Thursday, July 22, has claimed the life of a Haleyville woman, and injured one other.

Whitney Farley, 31, was killed when the 2009 Toyota Sienna she was driving crossed the centerline of the highway, according to troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency and collided with a 2013 Chevrolet 1500, driven by Jason Vanhousen, 42, of Double Springs.

The Toyota Sienna continued in the southbound lane, colliding with a 1999 Toyota Camry, driven by Elbert Sherman Ward, 63, of Haleyville.

Farley was pronounced deceased at the scene.  Ward was air lifted to Huntsville Hospital with serious physical injuries.

The crash occurred on Alabama 195, approximately six miles north of Double Springs. Nothing further is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.


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