Fayetteville teen killed in crash


ATHENS– A single-vehicle crash at 4:30 a.m. this morning, Dec. 29, has claimed the life of a Tennessee teen.  Lindey J. Gifford, 18, of Fayetteville, Tenn., was killed when the 2006 Honda Accord she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.  Gifford, who was not using a seat belt, was ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 251 eight miles north of Athens.  Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate the incident.

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