By THOUSIF INC
Miss Alabama 2021 Zoe Sozo Bethel died Friday after sustaining severe head injuries.
In an undisclosed accident eight days earlier.
The beauty queen's parents confirmed her death in a Sunday post to her Instagram page.
"On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 5:30 AM Eastern time in Miami, Florida."
"our beloved Zoe Sozo Bethel passed from this life into the next as a result of succumbing to her injuries."
"Zoe had an accident Thursday night, February 10, & sustained severe damage to her brain/brainstem & is in a coma."
"Unfortunately, the doctors are saying the damage cannot be repaired & that she may not have much time left."
To cover the Alabama native's medical and other expenses, the family created a GoFundMe page.
Bethel was also a reporter for Right Side Broadcasting Network and a brand ambassador and executive producer of Miss Liberty USA.
Bethel's former colleagues and admirers have flocked to social media to mourn the model's passing.