Tuscaloosa Police: Woman who died in crash may have had medical emergency

Fatal Crash Wreck

Tuscaloosa Police say a woman who lost control of her car and died in a crash Wednesday may have had a medical emergency.

Ruby Petagrew, 82, lost control of her sedan while crossing over a speed table on Overbrook Road just before 7 p.m. Petagrew’s car hit a mailbox before it crashed into the bushes of a home three houses down.

The Tuscaloosa Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the cause of the crash.

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