MONTGOMERY POST – A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning claimed the life of a Deatsville woman. Passenger Kimberly Croft, 42, was killed when the 2007 Chevy Uplander that John Michael Lyons, 44, of Deatsville was driving left the roadway and overturned. Croft, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at Elmore Community Hospital. The crash occurred at approximately 9:05 a.m. on Elmore County 257 (Fern Road) nine miles north of Wetumpka. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.
NOTE: In the original draft of this story, Alabama State Troopers identified Croft as the driver of the vehicle. This was in error.
Information Source: Alabama State Troopers