HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) — An 18-year-old Bascom, Florida, native has died after a single-vehicle crash near Gordon left the teen critically injured.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the teen was not wearing a seatbelt when the 2019 Dodge Ram pickup truck the teen was driving left the road, hit a ditch, and overturned.
The teen was transported to Southeast Health with critical injuries and later declared dead.
The crash occurred at the intersection of Charles Road and South Springhill Road in Gordon.
Cottonwood Volunteer Rescue, Lucy Volunteer Rescue, Houston County Sheriff Deputies, and ALEA Troopers responded to the scene.
Troopers with the ALEA Highway Patrol Division are investigating the incident.
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