Fatal Car Crash

An accident in Gadsden County has claimed a life. Officials say the accident happened a little after 1 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Fifty-nine-year-old Christine Pennington died after being hit by a vehicle trying to merge back on to Interstate 10 from the median.

The driver of the other vehicle is listed in critical condition and the passenger is in serious condition.

Police say the crash is not alcohol related. The traffic crash is under investigation and all charges are pending.