- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 9, 2014

ELGIN, Ala. (AP) - A 7-year-old girl has died in a single-vehicle crash in Lauderdale County.

Alabama Department of Public Safety Sgt. Steve Jarrett says Samantha Tidwell died when the 1988 Dodge Diplomat she was riding in veered from a highway north of Elgin, overturned and hit a tree Monday morning.

Jarrett says Tidwell wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jarrett says the driver, 32-year-old Matthew Ray Tidwell of Rogersville and two other passengers were taken to local hospitals.

The crash is under investigation.

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