TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Authorities are investigating a fatal wreck early Friday morning that killed a Northport woman.
The victim has been identified as 20-year-old Kayla Elizabeth Jean Burnett. The single-vehicle crash happened around 5:10 a.m. on Hargrove Road East.
Authorities said Burnett was killed when the 2002 GMC Sierra she was driving left the road and hit a tree. Burnett was not wearing her seatbelt, according to authorities.
Although the circumstances surrounding the crash are under investigation, speed is believed to be a factor.
Nothing further is available as Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate.