HOUSTON COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) – A Midland City teenager died in a single-vehicle wreck this morning in western Houston County.

The accident happened around 3:10 a.m. Sunday morning off of Houston County Road 9 near Judge Logue Road and Hollis Dairy Road, east of Wicksburg. Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said a pickup truck left the roadway and struck a tree.

Two people were inside the vehicle. Troopers said the driver, a teenager from Skipperville, was taken to a local hospital. The passenger, a teenager from Midland City, died at the scene. 

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Houston County Sheriff’s deputies, troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Houston County EMA, and Wicksburg Fire and Rescue all responded to the scene shortly after the wreck.

The crash is under investigation by Alabama State Troopers.