By Sam Poe
Friday, October 4, 2013 | 12:05 AM
The Bear Creek Fire Department and the Alabama Department of Public Safety responded to a one vehicle accident near the intersection of State Highways 172 and 237 Thursday afternoon. Beverly Prater was driving a Hyundai Tiburon when she lost control, left the road, went into a ditch, and struck a utility pole. Prater was transported to Russellville Hospital by ambulance. Alabama Power and Centurylink responded to the scene to restore their services in the area. The accident is under investigation by the Alabama Department of Public Safety.