Two-vehicle crash claims the life of a Tuscaloosa woman

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An 87-year old Tuscaloosa woman is dead after being involved in a two-car crash. It happened Thursday, Dec. 22 on Alabama 69 near the 138 mile marker, approximately four miles south of Tuscaloosa, in Tuscaloosa County.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) responded to the crash. 87-year-old  Marilyn J. Morse, of Tuscaloosa, was critically injured when the 2013 Ford Edge she was a passenger in was struck by a 2017 Nissan Versa driven by Jerry Fleming, 66, of Tuscaloosa.

Morse and Fleming were both transported to DCH Regional Medical Center for treatment. The driver of the Ford, Robert J. Morse, 90, of Tuscaloosa, and the passenger of the Nissan, Rebecca B. Fleming, 71, of Tuscaloosa, were also injured and were transported to DCH for treatment.

On Friday, Dec. 23, Marilyn Morse died while at the hospital.

Nothing further is available as troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the crash.

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