Infant killed in car crash outside Trinity


An 1-year-old has died in a single-vehicle car crash Sunday morning, June 2.

Decatur Post State Troopers report that at 8:19 a.m., Karla Gabriela Barrera, 22, of Decatur was driving a Chevrolet Malibu on Ipsco Road. The car left the roadway at the intersection of Woodall Road, struck a tree, overturned and caught fire. 

Barrera and an 8-year-old were removed from the car, but the infant was pronounced dead at the scene. Barrera was airlifted to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, and the surviving child was transported to a local area hospital. 

The crash occurred three miles east of Trinity. 

Nothing further is available as ALEA State Troopers continue to investigate. Updates will be made as they become available.

Source: Decatur Post


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