Family of woman killed in accident releases statement

The family of Debra Hartley, the woman who was killed in an August 5 crash on the General W.K. Wilson Bridge has released a statement following the crash.

Accident photo from the Dolly Parton Bridge accident
Accident photo from the Dolly Parton Bridge accident

Dean Waite, the attorney for the family, has also created a GoFundMe page in order to “raise money for a proper burial for Debra.”

The page reveals details about the accident, including that a tire blew out, causing the SUV to flip over the wall and into the water below. Hartley died following the accident, and four others were injured.

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The complete statement from the family reads:

“The Hartley family and Arthur Lewis would like to express our deepest gratitude towards those who stopped and rendered aid to us after our tragic accident.   Your actions in a time of crisis were so kind and heroic to us all.  Our families continue to grieve the loss of our beloved sister, and Arthur’s fiancé, Debra Hartley.   Debra will be missed tremendously by all who loved and knew her.   We are happy to report that the young child who was thrown from the vehicle is in stable condition now and expected to be released from the hospital soon.   We appreciate all of the thoughts, prayers and support of the Mobile community.”

The GoFundMe Page, if you’d like to donate to the family, can be located here. 

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