Childersburg teen dies in single-vehicle crash in Talladega County

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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