Car crash kills child in Chambers County - WRBL

Car crash kills child in Chambers County

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CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. -

A single-vehicle crash in Chambers County Thursday claimed the life of a West Point child.

At 9 a.m. 7-year-old Jaylen Johnson was killed when the vehicle he was riding in ran off the road and overturned. Jaylen was not restrained in a safety restraint at the time of the crash.

The driver and child's mother, Lasonia Johnson, 38, also of West Point, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The crash occurred on Alabama 50 two miles east of Lafayette. Nothing further is available as Alabama State Troopers continue to investigate.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.
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