Alabama woman killed when SUV overturns, strikes tree

Published 10:18 pm Saturday, June 3, 2023

An Alabama woman was killed last week after her SUV left the road, overturned and struck a tree.

The single-vehicle crash occurred at approximately 6:07 p.m. Wednesday, and claimed the life of a Wadley woman.

Katherine L. Tomblin, 38, was critically injured when the 1998 Ford Explorer she was driving left the roadway and overturned before striking a tree.

Tomblin was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Tomblin was transported to UAB Hospital in Birmingham, where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased shortly after her arrival.

The crash occurred on Chambers County 62, approximately six miles south of Wadley, in Chambers County.