LAUDERDALE COUNTY-A single-vehicle crash at 9:05 p.m. Thursday, June 25, claimed the life of a Lebanon, Tenn., child. Addison Lynn Whitaker, 2, was killed when the 2003 Ford Mustang in which she was a passenger left the roadway in a curve, struck a ditch and overturned.
The toddler, who was not restrained, was partially ejected and pronounced dead at the scene. The Mustang’s driver, Whitney Lynn Whitaker, 19, of Florence, was transported to ECM Hospital in Florence. The crash occurred on Lauderdale County 7 four miles north of Florence.
Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.