Saline Co. Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

Saline Co. Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

Saline Co. – A Saline Co. woman is dead after a single vehicle accident Friday morning. According to State Police Accident reports, the accident happened on northbound US 45 north of Carrier Mills when a truck being driven by Britney Deaton of Stonefort attempted to maneuver back into her lane after passing two vehicles. She lost control of the truck, striking a mailbox before overturning into the east ditch. Deaton, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was partially ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead on the scene. The cause of the accident is under investigation.