Published: April 14, 2019


A GILES COUNTY WOMAN LOST HER LIFE IN A SATURDAY EVENING TRAFFIC CRASH.  REPORTS INDICATE 40 YEAR OLD CHRISTY ALEXANDER OF PULASKI WAS DRIVING A DODGE CARAVAN ON HIGHWAY 31 NEAR THE MAURY - GILES COUNTY LINE WHEN AUTHORITIES BELIEVE SHE CROSSED THE CENTER LINE OF THE ROADWAY AND STRUCK AN ON COMING VEHICLE DRIVEN BY 29 YEAR OLD LESA SHRADER, ALSO OF PULASKI.  ALEXANDER DIED AS A RESULT OF HER INJURIES.  SHRADER AND ONE FEMALE PASSENGER WERE TRANSPORTED TO HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF THEIR INJURIES WHILE TWO JUVENILES INVOLVED IN THE INCIDENT WERE TAKEN TO VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER.  THE CRASH REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL.