One woman killed after car wreck in Opelika

OPELIKA, Ala. — The Opelika Police Department confirm one woman has died after a car crash at the intersection of Andrews Road and North Park Drive Wednesday afternoon.

Police say they received a 911 call of a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Northpark Drive and Andrews Road. Authorities found 31-year-old April Billingsley, of Lanett, entrapped in her vehicle with no signs of life.

Authorities say it appears Billingsley was entering the intersection from Northpark Drive and was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Andrews Road.

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris pronounced Billingsley dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Billingsley was taken by ambulance to Midtown Medical Center in Columbus. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

Billingsley’s body was taken to the Alabama Dept. of Forensic Sciences medical examiner’s office in Montgomery for a postmortem exam.

The accident remains under investigation by the Lee County Coroner’s Office and the Opelika Police.

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