A 17-year-old from Childersburg was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers.
The crash occurred at about 10:42 p.m. when the 2005 Dodge Ram the teen was driving left the road and hit a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash; his name has not been released because of his age.
A 19-year-old passenger in the vehicle was taken to UAB Hospital in Birmingham for treatment.
The crash occurred on Coleman Bridge, 2 miles east of Childersburg in Talladega County.
State troopers continue to investigate.
This article originally appeared on The Gadsden Times: Childersburg teen killed in Talladega County crash on Coleman Bridge