Bailey Kirton Killed; Christopher Kirton Injured in Accident in Lawrence County, AL

November 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Bailey Kirton, Christopher Kirton
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Alabama 20, Decatur, AL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Alabama State Police
Vehicles Involved
SUV, Tractor-trailer
Lawrence County, AL
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailer collided with an SUV

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person at Alabama 20 in Lawrence County, AL on November 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened when a tractor-trailer collided with an SUV under unclear circumstances. Reports say the SUV veered from the road and overturned in the crash, which left 20-year-old passenger, Bailey Kirton, with serious injures. Officials say both Kirton and the driver, 53-year-old Christopher Kirton, were taken to an area hospital where Bailey later died of her injuries. Additional information was not available.

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