Fatal Car Accident
A Piedmont woman is dead after being involved in a single-vehicle accident this morning on Highway 278 in Piedmont. According to Corporal Brian Merrill, 61-year-old Rhonda Ledbetter was thrown from the vehicle after losing control and striking a culvert.
The vehicle then rolled over several times before pinning her underneath. Ledbetter was pronounced dead at the scene. Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate the cause of this accident.