WALKER COUNTY, AL. (THECOUNT) — Martha Caroline Edwards, of Tallassee, Alabama, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Walker County Thursday afternoon.

Edwards, 53, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Carbon Hill late afternoon Thursday.


According to reports, Edwards was operating a Ford Explorer in the area of Marlin Jordan Road near Jasper around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway.

The vehicle then rolled over before coming into contact with a substantial tree.

Edwards was pronounced dead on the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Walker County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 67,023. Its county seat is Jasper. Its name is in honor of John Williams Walker, a member of the United States Senate – Wikipedia.

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