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Alana Harris, 7, killed and others injured in single-vehicle car wreck on Interstate 81 in Smyth County, Virginia

Modified Date: 
Sun, 08/02/2015 - 8:11pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, July 26, 2015

7-year-old girl killed in wreck on Interstate 81; others injured

The driver, Kanda K. Foster, 39, of San Angelo, Texas, and front-seat passenger Anthony W. Harris, 37, of San Angelo, Texas, were both transported to Smyth County Community Hospital. A 7-year-old girl from Texas was killed Sunday when the SUV in which she was riding wrecked in Smyth County, Va. Sammy A. Urbina, 14, of San Angelo, Texas, was wearing a seat belt. The Virginia State Police is investigating the accident, which occurred at the 53 mile marker on Interstate 81, according to a press release from VSP Public Relations Director Corinne N. Geller. Foster was charged with reckless driving and for failing to secure a child in a seat belt.

7-year-old Texas girl killed in crash in Smyth County

Two girls and a boy were in the backseat. Seven-year-old Alana Harris was not wearing a seat belt, and was ejected from the vehicle. She was transported to Smyth County Community Hospital, where she died. Harris was the daughter of Anthony Harris.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Kanda K. Foster
Anthony W. Harris
Sammy A. Urbina
Alana Harris
Roadway: 
Interstate 81

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