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October 26, 2012

Woman killed in collision with driver's ed vehicle



GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a woman was killed in a collision with a driver's education vehicle carrying three students and a teacher from Sardis High School.

The Gadsden Times reports (http://bit.ly/Y0trQC) that the accident happened around 10:25 a.m. Thursday at an intersection on Highway 431 North in Guntersville.

Guntersville police identified the woman as Sarah Moody of Guntersville, who was driving a 1993 Cutlass Sierra. Marshall County Coroner Marlon Killion said she was pronounced dead at Marshall Medical Center North.

Sardis High Principal Gerald Beard said the three 15-year-old students were treated and released with non-serious injuries from Marshall Medical Center South. A hospital spokesman said driver's education instructor Brock Rutledge also was treated and released from the facility.

Guntersville police were investigating the cause of the collision.

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