Fatal Accident Claims Life of Pisgah Woman

Huntsville Post— A one-vehicle crash at approximately 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, has claimed the life of a Pisgah woman. Tonia Michelle Phillips, 47, was fatally injured when the 2003 Nissan Xterra in which she was a passenger left the roadway and overturned.  Driver Tony Ray Sargent, 53, of Pisgah was injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment.  Phillips was not using her seat belt and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The crash occurred on Alabama 40 near Jackson County 273, approximately one mile southeast of Scottsboro. 

Nothing further is available as the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division continues to investigate.