One killed in weekend wreck

Published 1:34 pm Monday, August 1, 2011

A single-vehicle crash early Saturday morning claimed the life of a Uniontown woman.

The crash occurred at approximately 6 a.m. on Marengo County 53 six mile north of Thomaston. Shantale Monique Butler, 22, was killed when the 2008 Mitsubishi Galant she was driving left the roadway and struck a tree.

Butler, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by Marengo County Coroner Stuart Eatmon.

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Since this is an ongoing investigation, no further information is available at this time.