One killed in Sumter County crash

A two-vehicle crash at 11:55 a.m. today, Sept. 17, claimed the life of a Pearland, Texas, woman and injured two others. Florilda Wanderly Everton, 73, was killed when the 2010 Toyota Sienna she was driving struck a 2016 International driven by Roy Christopher Wooten, 42, of Higdon.

Everton was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, where at 2:12 p.m. she was pronounced dead.

The passengers of the Toyota, David Everton, 73, and a 4-year-old, both also of Pearland, Texas, were also transported to DCH Regional Medical Center for treatment of their injuries. The crash occurred on Interstate 59 near the 27 mile marker, approximately six miles south of Boligee. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.