A Sumter County woman was killed early Saturday morning in a single-car accident outside of Demopolis, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers have confirmed.

Reginal King, a spokesperson for the Troopers in West Alabama, said the victim, 28-year-old Amber Rose Killings, was a passenger in a 2012 Ford Fusion being driven by a 24-year-old man from Gallion, Alabama.

Tuscaloosa Thread logo
Get our free mobile app

The car left Marengo County Road 57 just before 3 a.m. Saturday and struck several trees.

Killings, who was from Coatopa, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The driver was injured and transported to a nearby hospital for treatment, King said.

The wreck took place approximately 10 miles west of Demopolis around 2:50 a.m.

No other details were released Saturday afternoon, and King said Troopers with ALEA's Highway Patrol Division continue to investigate the deadly accident.

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.


Top Stories From The Tuscaloosa Thread (7/12-7/16)



More From Tuscaloosa Thread